The Bone People- Relationships Essay
The father son relationship between Joe and Simon is not like any normal relationship. Joe can be a good father at times, but is unfortunately abusive towards Simon.
"Eh, I don't know why I hit you," he says in a low voice,
talking more to himself than his child. "I'm drunk or I'm
angry, I'm not myself… even when it's necessary to beat
you o I don't know, it's not like I'm hitting you, my son…"
Simons moves, and Joe looks down to see what he's saying.
It feels like it is, says Simon