Gregor In Foster's 'Infinite In Between'

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Gregor, a character in “Infinite in Between”, experiences a tragic event mid-way through the story. His father, his best friend, passes away of a heart attack. Gregor’s father passing came out of nowhere and was unexpected.(Or was it?) In Foster’s book “How to read literature like a Professor” it states that “it’s never just heart disease or rarely just an illness” (Foster…). I think the death means that Gregor is growing up and becoming an adult. This correlates to the idea that Gregor’s dad represents youth. An important moment in the book is when Gregor attends a music camp over the summer and begins a relationship with a girl he meets there. The very next day, his dad passed. The fact that he died after Gregor passed a major milestone in
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