Unformatted text preview: has to pretend to be his dead father. Through the process of writing for his dad, the boy realizes what a loser his dad was which no child should ever have to do. The boy makes up these elaborate stories for his dad and puts him in such a good light. Maybe he is writing about things he wished his father would have accomplished. You can tell he loves his family and he wants to protect his father’s pride but in a sense it’s tearing him up inside because he thinks he is doing the right thing but he is lying and making his father into something he wasn’t....
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- Fall '08
- Writer, dead father, Reader Response Writer