A Bag Of Oranges By Nikos

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In “A Bag of Oranges” Nikos starts out as an imaginative young boy and changes to a person who has to take on the burden of taking care of his family. In the beginning he follows his father around on his daily tasks and sees things more as an adventure than work. “He held a blue cloth sack tightly; his father walking briskly ahead carried three others. Skip stepping, the ten-year-old tried to keep up with his father’s long stride.” (216) Nikos follows his father because he wants to eventually be like his father. Towards the end when Nikos realizes that his father is badly injured, he realizes that he has to be the man of the house now just like his father was. Which is why he went and chased after the man that stole the orange because that
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