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When Amir brings Sohrab to meet his in-laws for the first time, he makes the following statement in response to General Taheri’s question about the boy’s heritage:

He’s my nephew. That’s what you tell people when they ask. … You will never again refer to him as ‘Hazara boy’ in my presence. He has a name and it’s Sohrab.

Which of the following can NOT plausibly be inferred from Amir’s statement?

Select ALL that apply.


He is finally capable of standing up for someone who needs protection.


He is unafraid to publicly acknowledge his father’s faults.


He is not ashamed of the choices his father made.


He feels entirely redeemed for his behavior as a child.


He no longer needs to hide his own imperfections.

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