The Remains of the Day Essay | Remains of the Day: The Call Duty Vs the Call of the Heart

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Remains of the Day: The Call Duty Vs the Call of the Heart

Summary: Examines the novel, The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. Explores the relationship between the character Steven and Lord Darlington and Father. Details how they affect him.
In The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro, Stevens is unable to pursue his feelings freely because of his relationships with Lord Darlington and his father. Stevens abandons his feelings and emotions because of his indomitable faith and adherence to Lord Darlington and Father's actions and principles. Stevens's relationship with Lord Darlington and Father evokes blind sacrifice and devotion, personal denial, and the loss of the ability to socialize within Stevens.

Stevens's belief that Lord Darlington and Father represent greatness causes him to

blindly sacrifice his life for them. Stevens's convictions about the qualities of a great

butler and their attainment may be attributed to Father. Viewing dignity as the quality of performing one's duties professionally under all circumstances, Stevens believes Father achieved dignity. Stevens says: "My father...come to acquire that `dignity in keeping with...

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