The Effects of Blindly Obeying Orders in The Farmer’s Children

“The Farmer’s Children” by Elizabeth Bishop reveals her outlook on the children’s actions through literary techniques such as characterization. Upon being sent out to guard the barn’s machinery on a winter night, Cato and Emerson did not question their stepmother, but obeyed her. There was an unhealthy filial relationship between the boys and their stepmother … Read moreThe Effects of Blindly Obeying Orders in The Farmer’s Children