The Gold Mountain Coat Susan Young Analysis

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Judy Fong-Bates short story “The Gold Mountain Coat” and Susan Young’s poem “Wordsmith” portray a strained relationship between a father and his children. Both the fathers are distant from their children but while the father in “Wordsmith” makes sincere efforts to bond with his daughter, Sam sing from “The Gold Mountain coat” chooses to remain strict and unapproachable towards his two sons.

From the beginning of both the pieces of literature, the main difference of love and approachability is evident. Sam Sing fails to show any emotion towards his sons even though they work hard for him in the chinese restaurant. They are scared to ask him for the money to buy a coat despite being two adult men as they have been conditioned from the beginning
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