Reunion John Cheever Analysis

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The first text is called "Reunion", the text is a short story. Which is written by the American writer John Cheever, the short story is from 1962 but was later introduced in one of his collection of stories. Which has the name "The stories of John Cheever", John Cheever got 2 prizes in his career, while he died 20 years after, he wrote "reunion.

Our second text is called "living with strangers" and is from the writer Siri Hustvedt, her essay was published in 2002, Siri Hustvedt is also from America, while her family is from Norway, She has completed university in Norway, where she got a master´s degree, Siri has written six novels, while she has written two books of essays, while "Living with strangers" is one of them.

The persons in the "Reunion" is Charlie and his father, Charlie´s father is a well-educated man and is very selfish, because of how he is
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Since Charlie´s dad knows different languages, which is Spanish, Italian and English. From what we can see from there, I think that Charlie´s father is a businessman, because he knows all these languages, but it´s his secretary who wrote to Charlie, we can see it in the text, where Charlie says, "His Secretary wrote to say that he would meet me at the information booth at noon". We can also see in the text, that the third theme in the text is lack of communication, because of Charlie and his father, is not together so much, and they don´t talk to each other so much, as a family should do, but even if they don´t see each other so often, they still talk and they still call each other with a normal family does, for example, the dads call Charlie is named, while Charlie actually call his dad for "stranger", because of the connection they have to each
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