Family Separation In Under The Same Moon
III. Family separation impacts the children’s behavior and personality.
Children suffer tremendously when there is a rupture in a family; as Amato states, “As family roles, relationships, and circumstances change children often tend to be depressed, anxious, angry, demanding and noncompliant, and experience a drop in school performance” (qtd. In Stadelman 93). Furthermore, the following scenes reflect the mother’s absence impact children’s behavior in the films reviewed.