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Other themes are, of course, embedded in Malamud's short fiction, such as the nature and quality of love, political oppression, financial acquisitiveness, art, and literature. In "Idiots First," Malamud depicts filial love — a father's devotion to his mentally retarded son — in a moving and compassionate way that strongly contrasts with the more tortured portraits of failed filiality in "My Son the Murderer" or "God's Wrath." Sobel's love for Miriam in "The...

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