The Rake: A Few Scenes For Children's Relationship With Children

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Parenting of Parents
“Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” by Mathew Jacobson. Positive parent-child relationships provide the foundation for children’s learning and to maintain that parents should have a good understanding between them. “My Father’s Life” by Raymond Carver and “The Rake: A Few Scenes From My Childhood” by David Mamet both author’s briefly discussed their parent’s relationship with each other and with their children. According to me that was not a healthy relationship in both stories, I strongly disagree with that kind of behavior with children and between husband and wife. In the story named “The Rake: A Few Scenes From My Childhood” parents are so careless and rude with
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He was drunk, and we could feel the house shudder as he rattled the door. When he’d manage to force open a window, she hit him between the eyes with a colander and knocked him out” (83).
That kind of behavior of the parents directly affects the children’s mind. Then they got aggressive and violent because they have always seen such behavior in their house. Parents abuse each other or they abuse their kids and they don’t understand that one day they have to suffer the reactions of their
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Her social circle was huge; she had lots of friends because she used to do social work. She liked to interact with new people and helping them out in every possible way. She was a good wife and a very good mother. I was fourteen when my father passed away because of that my mother got into the deep depression. My father passed away when he was forty-four, he was not that old. After that my mother starts getting sick day by day. We took her to the hospital, doctors did many tests and they couldn’t find out the reason of her sickness. Then in the end they did a bone marrow test, and that was another shocking moment for us. Doctors found out that her bone marrow is not producing blood at all. This means she had a blood cancer. My heart beat skips, I got numb, and it took me a few minutes to understand what just doctor said. That was the most terrible feeling I have ever had. It was hard for my mother to accept that she had a blood cancer. At that time I told my mother the same thing she told me when I was young that “don’t give up, instead of quitting that game stand again and try to play again that will make you a better player.” She also tried to apply that in rest of her life, she bared all those painful treatments and heart breaking side effects. She was hospitalized for six months and in those six months I was always next to her with her strong support. But one day she got fainted, doctor transferred her in an intensive

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