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1. Discuss the narrators relationship with her daughter. The narrator says at the outset “She has lived for nineteen years. There is all that life that has happened outside of me, beyond me.” This statement suggests that there is much the narrator doesn’t know about her daughter; however there are numerous details surrounding Emily’s intellectual and emotional development. in many ways she is fragile, in others, she is very strong. Explain as much as possible about this complex mother-daughter relationship

2. Discuss the narrators concluding statement “I will never total it all.” Explain the mother’s conclusions in this paragraph at the story’s end.

3. Describe the situational/ circumstantial irony presented in the story