The Aged Mother By Matsuo Basho

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I have read and examined a short story titled, the Aged Mother. This story was written by Matsuo Basho. The authors view was to tell how a poor farmer saved his old aged mother from a cruel leader, who wanted to kill all old aged people in the country. For example, the story says, The man carried his mother to the top of mount Obatsuyama, (Basho, M. 2016). The author clearly supported the ideas presented in the story. For example, the author stated that, the ruler ordered that all old aged people in the province should be put to death immediately and the poor farm carried his old mother on his back to the top of the mountains. These two statements clearly give evidence that the ruler was cruel and that the poor farmer really had the passion
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