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Unformatted text preview: starts to open up bit by bit. This is showed in Hesses writing by having the point of view in the childs perspective. This helps because you can see the story with the parent child theme. This would not work for Pa and Ma because Ma dies in a tragic death and then Pa does not like to open up much. A major conflict that helps describe this theme is Man vs. Man. When Billie Jo and her father are not communicating, they are only hurting themselves. With this, Hesse tries to teach us about the Parent child relationship and how important it is in life. When Billie Jo and her father start to communicate, most of the problems they have are not there. Bayard starts to find romantic happiness again, loses his cancer, and Billie Jo starts to not hate life again. The parent child relationship is just too good to let go. (340 Words)...
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- Spring '08