a Visit To Grandmother

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a man who felt self pitying and blame his mother for the lack of love in his adolescence to a self confident and secure person at the end. In this world more care about money than people and more worry about small things than the family unit, brings people into family discussions and frustrations everyday. In the story A Visit to Grandmother Doctor Charles Dunford a gentle and warm man who overcomes the frustration of his painful past, start his hero’s journey when he decided to separate from his family at the age of fifteen. “I wanted to go to school. They didn’t have a Negro school at home, so I went up to Knoxville and lived with a cousin and went to school”, this was the answer of Doctor Charles Dunford when he is asked why he left home, but the truth hide something more painful and difficult to overcome. 30 years later Charles decided to go attend his college class reunion in Nashville, a class reunion that only last a week, than after the reunion Charles have a Call to Adventure “the reunion had lasted a week. As they packed for home, his father, in a far too offhand way, had suggeste . . . Charles did not find this funny at all, because he knew if he did the same thing, his mother probably would punish him. In this story Charles have a brother call GL, a brother who always get the attention of his mother the attention that Charles never had. In this story the hero’s journey is not finished, because Charles refuse to return, he refuse to make everything like it was before he left home, even if his mother try to make him understand, “you’re about thirty years too late, Mama” after this words Charles go to his bedroom, but this time Charles was different, now he was self confident and secure about himself, he was relief of all his hiding feelings, now Charles was a different person. Not tell to the people we love the things that we have inside can in the long
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