Father And Father Analysis

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How might not having a close relationship with your parents affect you? Relationships that you acquire with your parents shape who you are as a person. The narrators in both literary selections relate to their journey in the form of external conflict which builds tension. For example, in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the narrator does not possess a close relationship with his father because his mother died giving birth to him. Similarly, the narrator in “Father” by Alice Walker exhibits that she did not own a splendid relationship with her father. Also, the narrators are different because Amir did not grow up with his mother and the narrator from “Father” did. Both literary selections revealed differences and similarities. In addition, in both literary selections the narrators relate to each other because they do not possess a close relationship with their father. For example, on page 14 of The Kite Runner by Hosseini states,”Because the truth of it was, I always felt like Baba hated me a little. And why not? After all, I had…show more content…
For example, on page 16 of The Kite Runner by Hosseini states,” ‘I know, I know. But he always buried in those books or shuffling around the house like he’s lost in some dream’ ‘And?’ ‘I wasn’t like that .’ Baba sounded frustrated, almost angry.” This shows that Amir’s father did not understand why Amir did the things he did. For instance, on “Father” by Walker states,”I’m positive my father never understood why I wrote.” This proves that she believes that her father did not understand why she did something that she admire. As a result, their father did not understand their child. Furthermore, the fathers did not pay attention more to their kid to try to understand why their kid did the things they did. Consequently, both narrators relate because their father did not understand why the narrators did the things they
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