Short Story 'St. Francis Of Assisi'

530 Words 3 Pages
When someone reflects on life, they hope that they lived a long, exciting, life filled with family and love. The goal is to usually fall in love, maybe have children, and always feel the love from family and close friends. However, sometimes those relationships don’t always go as planned. For example, in the short story “St. Francis of Assisi”, the main character, Francis, wants to pursue a life devoted to Jesus by rebuilding a church. This idea is considered idiotic, because Francis comes from a wealthy family of merchants. The relationship most important from the short story is St. Francis’s relationship with Pietro, his father. First, when a son or a daughter leaves home to accomplish something significant, it can cause tension within

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