Goodbye to All That Essay | Robert Graves' Good-bye To All That

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Robert Graves' Good-bye To All That

Summary: Robert Graves' autobiography Good-bye To All That reveals how his family history shaped his life. His father's lineage, including a line of poets, mathematicians, archaeologists, and theologians, was the greater influence on Graves' life and identity.
As Robert Graves begins his autobiography, Good-bye to All That, he tells his readers about the two sides of his family and how they have impacted who he is. Both sides have had significant roles in shaping him. I do believe that in the first few chapters he does give a sense of which side of his heritage he thinks had the most influence on his life and character. I believe the biggest influence on Robert Graves' character was his father's heritage because it was very strong on intellect and the drive to succeed in the academic world.

Robert Graves came from a long line of prosperous gentlemen who were very intelligent, successful, and accomplished. The Graves side had a "persistent literary tradition..." (Robert Graves 8). Many of the men on this side of the family had very noble professions; they were poets, mathematicians, archaeologists...

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