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The themes of pride and the prejudice that comes from social class recur in the novel. She stayed every day, helped dress her grown son's broken body and held bent straws filled with water to his lips. Her decisions stem straight from her heart, and that often alienates her family and friends.

Despite fine performances

Despite fine performances from Ellen Burstyn and newcomer Christine Horne, The Stone Angel fails to escape formulaic melodrama territory. Given her age, there is an overtone that this event will be the last chapter of her life. His mother my grandmother received a call that night that no parent ever wants to receive.

And they are conflicted by familial obligation, but also so very tired of the verbal barbs and the never-ending responsibility of caring for a person who can't ever seem to be kind or thankful. And through the years I hav When I was nine-years-old my only uncle lost control of his car on an icy road, and, after flipping several times, was thrown violently from his vehicle. After Hagar separates from her husband, John comes with her. To be completely frank, I thought my grandmother was a real bitch. The two have a bonding conversation, where Hagar finally opens up.

Given her age there is

She'd have said it was none of your business. In an act of love and repentance, she confesses to Marvin that he was the better son. Just as Marvin and Doris Hagar's son and daughter-in-law feel about Hagar.