Respecting In Amy Ling's 'Grandma'

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In the old grandfather and his little grandson, grandma, and old man the theme is respecting your elders. In ''the old grandfather...'' the grandfather's family treats him very poorly but later on realize their behavior towards him is unacceptable and start taking better care of him. ''The little grandson said, “I’m making a wooden bucket. When you and Mama get old, I’ll feed you out of this wooden dish.” (Tolstoy) this proves how the grandson showed his parents that they shouldn't be treating their father like that and that they should treat him with more respect. In the poem ''Grandma'' by Amy Ling the granddaughter shows her appreciation for her grandmother by making big sacrifices in order to meet her. '' then sailed back half away around
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