Paradoxes In The Story Interpreter Of Maladies

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In the story Interpreter of Maladies there are several paradoxes. In the beginning the parents are unwilling to care for the children and very wrapped up in their own agenda on a family trip. They are headed to see the Sun Temple at Konarak in India. One of the paradoxes is that they are on a family trip but no one in the family seems very interested in the others. Neither parent wants to care for the youngest daughter. The sons are asked to look after each other but both seem to be most interested in their own thing and clearly don’t want to share in the adventure together. It also seems paradoxical that they don’t want to spend time with each other but, when the taxi stops for lunch they invite the driver, who usually eats alone, to
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