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In the short story A Visit to Grandmother by William Melvin Kelley a heros Journey unfinished by the author bring us into the world of a man who felt self pitying and blame his mother for the lack of love in his adolescence to a self confident and secure person at the end In this world more care about money than people and more worry about small things than the family unit brings people into family discussions and frustrations everyday In the story A Visit to Grandmother Doctor Charles Dunford a gentle and warm man who overcomes the frustration of his painful past start his heros journey when he decided to separate from his family at the age of fifteen I wanted to go to school They didnt have a Negro school at home so I went up to Knoxville and lived with a cousin and went to school this was the answer of Doctor Charles Dunford when he is asked why he left home but the truth hide something more painful and difficult to overcome 30 years later Charles decided to go attend his college class reunion in Nashville a class reunion that only last a week than after the reunion Charles have a Call to Adventure the reunion had lasted a week As they packed for home his father in a far too offhand way had suggested they visit Chigs Grandmother this unexpected decision sound to Chig Charles son really weird and make him think that the college reunion was only an excuse to go to visit his grandmother Charles always tried to avoid the subject of his family so nobody knew much about them probably not even Charles And this is how Charles starts his Heros journey a Heros journey that brings him into the past and painful feelings Relationships between brothers not always are like mothers would like to be there would be usually fights and competition for attention
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