Clashing of Wills
Conflict between generations is a common them to many novels. In the novel“Bread Givers”, by Anzia Yezierksa, the clashing of wills of two generations is one major theme. We see clashes through culture, generations, community, religion,generations, and many others. The most prominent clash of wills is that of the protagonist Sara with her father Moisha or Reb Smolinsky. Some may say that these two characters clash because of their differences.
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is because of her father, and he is the way he is because those who came before him. It is the burden we all bare with our families. We argue because we are so connected, and are essentially cut from the same cloth. Maybe this is why similar poles repel, it is because we see in our reflection what we don’t like in the reflection.
1. Yezierska, Anzia. Bread Givers. Doubleday: New York, 1975.