William Saroyan’s The Human Comedy, deals with ravages of life. Due to these trials, Homer is forced to mature. How he matures is a result of facing the challenges. Two very import themes that help homer mature are family and death.
Homer represents the men of the house because he works and earns money for the family. For example, he goes to school until three o’clock, then goes to work until
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death is life because he had to go through the death of his brother. Going through hard times in life made Homer a mature man.
Supporting his family and going through his brother’s death made Homer a mature person. After facing the many challenges, Homer became mature. Homer took on a responsibility that was very hard during that time. Homer accomplished two main things—supporting his family and becoming a fourteen year old man.