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Their First Words

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According to Amir, the first word he says is "Baba," and he is told that Hassan's first word is "Amir." What does this reveal about their characters?

A

Amir's first word reflects the patriarchal nature of Afghan society.

B

Each of the boys is referring to the person he most seeks approval from in his life.

C

It reveals that Amir will usurp Hassan’s role as father to his own son.

D

Amir is naming his future tormentor; Hassan is naming the person who will redeem him.

E

Hassan's first word reflects his servile nature.