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When Amir brings his father home from the hospital and it becomes clear that his cancer is terminal, he asks Baba to do him a favor: “I want you to go khastegari.”

Why is this request significant?

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Amir is creating a moment of trust and bonding with his father.


It provides Baba with a final opportunity to participate in Afghan ritual.


Baba never thought Amir would get married.


Amir is showing Baba that he still honors his cultural heritage.


Amir has never asked his father for anything before.

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