Gender Roles In Garp And Helen's Relationship

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I personally think that if there were traditional gender roles in Garp and Helen's relationship they would not last. I think because Garp takes care of the kids and does everything in the house, Helen will be with him because he is responsible and reliable. I feel if she were the one at home she wouldn’t want Garp to be There because she already does all the work around the house.

I think Garp and Helen having non-traditional gender roles is good because they get along better this way and Garp has more time to write and try to get published. He also has a great amount of love for his children and can be a very protective parent.

I think Helen likes him doing all the at home stuff while she works. I think she likes coming home
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