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Analysis Of The Good Conscience By Carlos Fuentes

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Relationships between parents and their children can often be complicated. The book “The Good Conscience” by Carlos Fuentes is an example of a complex relationship between a child and his step-father. The job of a father in the Mexican culture is to help them transition into a man. Usually, the parental figures do this through cruel methods. Jaime is adopted by his aunt and uncle at an early age. His family is one of the prestigious families of Mexico. Outside of the door of their homes they have to keep up their appearance as the perfect family. Although this may be true on the outside, on the inside Jaime is continuously beaten by his uncle. Jorge, like any other kid, is confused if his uncle truly cares about him. The reader discovers that
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