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In Romulus My Father, Christine Should Be Condemned Rather Than Pitied. Do You Agree?

Summary: "There is no sickness worse than mental sickness", remarks Romulus about the terrors of madness and depression in Raimond Gaita's memoir, Romulus, my Father. In this biography dedicated to his father, Romulus, Raimond Gaita explores the suffering endured and caused by his mentally ill mother, Christine.
In Romulus my Father, Christine Gaita should be condemned rather than pitied. Discuss.

"There is no sickness worse than mental sickness", remarks Romulus about the terrors of madness and depression in Raimond Gaita's memoir, Romulus, my Father. In this biography dedicated to his father, Romulus, Raimond Gaita explores the suffering endured and caused by his mentally ill mother, Christine. Christine's constant abuse and neglect of her maternal role to Raimond and later Susan and Barbra of course should be condemned along with her infidelities and unfaithfulness to both significant men in her life. Despite outsiders' perceptive of Christine as a "Characterless woman", she ought to be pitied rather than condemned as her ability to be "puritanical", as in accordance with the society at that time and place, was marred by the state of her mental stability. Her ability to recover from her illness was further obscured by the...

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