Unformatted text preview: the reflection of the parents as referring to the child as a mirror of the parents giving off a distorted view of them. The idea of abortion seems to come to a forefront when the author speaks of how the child does not decide anything, like whether they would like to live as they cannot chose a beginning yet they are their own person. This site of tension takes the birthing process and spins a somewhat negative light on it showing children as a type of vengeance of the parents. Abortions are also recognized as a mercy killing to save the child from a life that he has not chosen....
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- Fall '08
- John Barth, Ryan Wisneski, Daily Analytical Reflection, Ryan Wisneski LIT, somewhat heroic journey