Clear Path's To The Past Analysis

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The common theme of these passages is that the narrators want to contribute to the world or at least their communities. This pattern is recognisable in “Clearing Path’s to the Past” when the narrator thinks “I can’t grow tomatoes anything like my grandfather’s, but my shoveling will suffice.” This shows the narrator’s desire to live up to expectations set for him/her early in their life. An example of a similar desire in the passage “To be of use” is the quote “I want to be with the people who submerge in the task…” The narrator is referring to people who resolve issues with haste and pull their weight in society. These passages can be interpreted to mean that contributing to society is a desire that everyone feels they need to fulfill in
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