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Struggles of Life

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Struggles of Life

struggles of life

In the story “My Father’s Life” Raymond Carver spends significant amount of time describing the life of his father. However, it seems strange that he does not reflect much about any personal memories of his relationship with his father. It seems that while growing up his father was too involved with the struggles of life and thus never had the chance to build a relationship with his son. As he grew old the author was too involved with his struggles to build up any meaningful relationship with his father before he pass away. . .

It is the bond that they would create with their children, which they would remember long after the father has passed away. By revisiting the life of his father, he may be expecting for that similarity to jump out at him. I notice that the author hardly mentioned about his wife and son and his relationship with them. One of the motivating factors could have been his longing to seek the answers regarding his relationship with his father. In most cases the son is bond to try to reflect

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