How would you contrast Nick's relationship with his father to his relationship with his young son in "Fathers and Sons"? (It seems that there is a focus on what causes a person to be sentimental--some...

How would you contrast Nick's relationship with his father to his relationship with his young son in "Fathers and Sons"?

(It seems that there is a focus on what causes a person to be sentimental--some level of cruelty and abuse--so having been hurt makes you aware of your feelings. However, the young boy seems very sentimental.)

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While Nick Adams drives along the highway as the day darkens, Hemingway writes that he

was all through thinking about his father.  The end of the day never made him think of him.

Nonetheless, the memory of Nick's father returns to him in the fall when he travels to hunt quail where, suddenly, as he is in a deserted orchard or field, the memory of his hunting outings with this father strike him.  At the same time, Nick recalls when he lost the rifle that his father had given him and...

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