Unformatted text preview: blindness makes him more reliant on Langley than vice versa. I believe that this unique relationship becomes even stronger after the deaths of their parents from the Spanish Flu. The brotherhood is unique because as Langley descends further into insanity and obsessive-compulsive behavior, Homer sees only the goodness in Langley’s bizarre actions and experiments. Homer tolerates living isolated in an apartment with tons of items Langley has hoarded, and Langley urges Homer not to regret his blindness too much. In conclusion I believe that the unity between Homer and Langley is quite unique but conventional at the same time. Since they faced blindness and mental illness in their home, these challenges required them to have an even deeper understanding of one another. In the end, I believe that the brotherhood that Homer and Langley shared allowed them to share a peaceful life together....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ENGL 111 taught by Professor Chang,steven during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.
- Spring '07