In what ways is the narrator’s second version of her story an improvement over the first in "A Conversation with My Father"? Why does her father still reject the story?

In "A Conversation with My Father," the narrator's second version of her story is seen as a slight improvement because it includes extra details about the characters. It is still rejected, however, because the narrator's father feels that the characters have not been explored in enough depth.

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The narrator’s second version of her story is an improvement over the first, in the eyes of her critical father, because it has extra details about the characters. It is still a failure in her father’s eyes, however, because he feels that his daughter has still not taken the characterization ...

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The narrator’s second version of her story is an improvement over the first, in the eyes of her critical father, because it has extra details about the characters. It is still a failure in her father’s eyes, however, because he feels that his daughter has still not taken the characterization seriously enough.

The first version of the story, in her father’s opinion, is far too simple and lacks the descriptions that would help to bring the characters to life for readers. It is a quickly written story about a young man who becomes a drug addict and whose mother also picks up a drug habit in order to remain close to her son.

Having received the criticism that the story does not have enough descriptions of the characters, his daughter’s second version includes information such as the characters’ hairstyles. Her father rejects the second version on the grounds that her characters do not have enough depth and have not been taken seriously enough.

I would argue that the father is just hypercritical, especially when he goes on to reject a third version of the story, which is filled with specific, concrete details. It seems that his actual mission in having his daughter write these stories is to get her to accept the tragic nature of life.

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