Relationship with a Father

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In life there are relationships that can get in the way of finding love. These are barriers that have to be overcome for a person to find love. Emily from William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily  and Eveline from James Joyce's "Eveline  are two characters that are similar in that they have similar relationships with their fathers. Their relationship with their fathers has a major effect on their characters. The relationship makes it difficult for them to find love, makes them resistant to change, and causes them to not be able to leave their fathers.

"A Rose for Emily  describes events in the life of a character called Miss Emily Grierson. Miss Emily lives a very lonely life and feels as though laws do not apply to her. She refuses to pay taxes and kills a man she loves. In the story "Eveline , Eveline finds love with a man called Frank. He asks her to leave Ireland and come to Buenos Aires with him. She has to make the decision to stay at home or to start a new life with Frank.

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