The Homesick Garden Themes Essay Research Paper — страница 2

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she wouldn t need so much comfort. Mum needs a lot of comfort in one way or another, what with the cigarettes and the brandy. The author shows conflict between Elizabeth and her husband. Antonia s father is aware of Elizabeth s problems, they often argue about it. Her husband tries to protect her. He always offers Aunt Grace another glass of wine even if she s tipsy. If it s mum, he carefully corks the bottle and glares. When she complains, she just gets a you are my wife and therefore my responsibility. There is more conflict in the novel between Grandma and Elizabeth. Grandma bullied mum in a bad way . Sometimes I d like to strangle her said Elizabeth. There is also conflict between Elizabeth and Grace. Antonia thinks that sometimes Dad likes Grace more than Mum.