“the father” by hugh garner powerpoint presentation, ppt - docslides- the father hugh garner garner's parents immigrated to canada in 1919 and his father abandoned the family soon after garner spent his youth in the poorer neighbourhoods of downtown toronto and entered the publishing world as a newspaper copyboy.
There is a cemetery refered to twice in the story it represents the dead relationship between the father and son a cemetry can bring back memories the whole story is based around the memories.
The father, by hugh garner 1 who is the protagonist of the story and what is his goal does he fulfill his goal why or why not 2 the “flashback” in this story provides some insight into the source.
The father- hugh garner by: matthew persadie the father the father is a short story written by hugh garner based on a real issue many families experience on a regular basis main characters - father john purcell protagonist - son johnny purcell - mom john's wife - principal/ scout master, knew johnny better then his dad.
Oh yes, johnny purcell's father he managed an amiable nod, but decided that the scout¬ master had come up to expectations well, mr purcell, i have a disagreeable duty to perform, the man said, pulling a sheaf of tickets from the pocket of his shirt holding out two of them he said, that will be three dollars please, giggling at the curate.
Hugh garner was born on february 22, 1913, in batley, yorkshire, england he came to canada in 1919 with his parents, and was raised in toronto , ontario where he attended danforth technical high school.