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What Holds a Family Together: A Comparative Study

Summary: Examines the psychology of the family. Attempts to define what constitutes a normal family. References the families the novels, Corrections, Long Day's Journey into Night, The Poisonwood Bible, and "Daddy." Describes how they can be viewed as dysfunctional families that are far from being called normal.
Normal: Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a normal, standard, pattern, level, or type: typical.(1) Has anyone ever been able to meet the standard definition of "normal"? In today's society the families in Corrections, Long Day's Journey into Night, The Poisonwood Bible, and "Daddy", are probably viewed as dysfunctional families that are far from being called normal. The underlining themes of these stories seem to be little to no communication, lack of peace, and individual problems; however, what is viewed as deficiencies by so called "normal" families ultimately is what holds these families together.

The definition of communication is the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior. (2) So when you put the word no in front of communication, you get "no communication." The story Corrections by Jonathan Franzen is about a mother named Enid who cooks...

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