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    Cynthia Rylant's short story "Papa's Parrot" tells the story of a growing distance between a father and son. The son, Harry Tillman, frequented his father's candy shop as a child. Once he starts...

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    Like most children before hitting puberty, Harry was a typical small town child. The differences between pre-and post junior high Harry include his connection to his father, his view of his...

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    The problem facing father and son is that there is a rift that has grown between the two of them. Harry always stopped by his father’s candy shop with his friends after school and his father...

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    The main characters of this story are Harry Tillian and his father, who is "fat and merely owned a candy and nut shop." When Harry was young he enjoyed bringing his friends to his father's shop and...

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    Most of the story takes place at the candy shop owned by Henry's father. Though his father was fat and merely owned a candy and nut shop, Harry Tillian liked his papa. The parrot, named Rocky,...

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    A movie that has a similar theme to “Papa’s Parrot” is Big Fish. These movies have a good connection because they are both about strained father-son relationships. In each case, there is a...

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    The answer to this question can be found in the response of Harry when he goes to his father's shop and hears the words that Rocky, the parrot that belongs to his father, utters to him. The fact...

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    In the short story "Papa's Parrot," the storyline or plot is about a young boy growing up, leaving his father all alone to work in the candy store. Mr Tillian is lying in the hospital bed. Harry...

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    The main idea in the short story "Papa's Parrot" is how hurtful innocent lack of awareness of others' needs can be. Harry Tillain has always been close to his Papa, who runs a candy store. When...

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    Cynthia Rylant's story "Papa's Parrot" is one of a collection of short stories in her book Every Living Thing. All of the stories in the collection depict how animals influence human relationships....

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    Harry learns that his father cares for him and misses him, and realizes that his father thinks of him and talks about him often. Harry's mistake was not visiting his father in the candy shop...

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