The Relationships Between the Father and the Son

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The writer used many ways to show the relatioships between charcters in the stories we have studies one of them is Anil. in Anil the writer presents confilct in relationship between the father, Appa, and the son, Anil. Anil is very uncomfortable and scared with his father, we know this because in the story it says " his father was a burly man, a bully to his family" this explains that the relationship between the father and the son is unsual and unsafe. the word "Bully" is used to show negativity and the harmful relationship between Anil and Father. Through the description the relationship between the characters, presents Anil’s father, Appa, as an abusive bully in his domestic environment, but a coward in the presence of the headman. “a timid mouse to the headman” – this presents a different relationship in the story where Appa is weaker in front of the head man. but becomes abuser and dangerous man in his family specailly with his wife, we know this because in the story it says " Anil saw the bruise on her shoulder, where Appa, returning home drunk last night, had hit her". this shows the violence relationship between the mother and the father, which totally shows no love and no respect. However, Anil's father shows lot of love and care for Anil at the end of the story, he say "you will study hard and be an engineer, or a doctor, or a lawyer. make this father proud of you" this shows that his father is very serious about Anil's future. he wants him to be educated and knolodgeable he cares about him. the word " proud" shows the postivity and a feeling of self-respect and personal worth. He want to take pride in his son's success.

The writer also used many ways to show the relationships between the characters in the stories we have studied one of them is The Compass and Torch cleverly incorporates many different aspects of family relationships into the story from the very beginning. The layout of the first three paragraphs and its content show how much the...
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