- Words: 904
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 49692116
Effects: Helps the reader better understand the reality of the situation, underlines the fact that despite the fact that fictional techniques are being used, this is 'real' history.
In "Son," the conflict between the children and parents is generational in nature. Every succeeding paragraph of the short story takes the reader farther and farther back in time, detailing the history of the previous generation. The sons feel as if their