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Cross-generational relationships in both A Hero of Our Time and Fathers and Sons show us that relationships with a generation gap are very problematical and many tribulations may arise from them Nonetheless cross-generational relationships can be very rewarding to both parties as both can learn countless meaningful and indispensable truths about them self It has been said that you can learn more about yourself through the reactions and comments toward you from people around you The relationship that will be analyzed from the novel A Hero of Our Time is the one of Pechorin and Maxim Maximnych This relationship between Pechorin and Maximnych is known as a surrogate father-son relationship This is a very appealing relationship as Pechorin has been sent to Maxim in the Caucuses The cross-generational relationship that will be studied in Fathers and Sons is the one of Bazarov and Pavel This is a very radical relationship as we bring in Nihilistic views From the authors preface of A Hero of Our Time the following was said A Hero of Our Time my dear readers is indeed a portrait but not of one man It is a portrait built up of all our generations vices in full bloom Pechorin and Maxim Maximnych came to be together when Pechorin was sent to Maxim in the Caucasus Pechorin and Maxim build a very strong relationship almost like a father and son would The first instance where we see a bond forming between the two of them is the dispute over Pechorins kidnapping of Bela The following is a conversation between the two of them discussing the kidnapping of Bela Maxim starts of by saying Ensign you have committed an offence for which I too may have to answer Lermontov 38 Well why not Have we not always shared everything equally says Pechorin in response Maxim then sits on the bed and says to Pechorin Listen here Grigory Alexandrovich youd best admit that its
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