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    What do we learn about Eric's relationships between his mother and his father? Any help!

    Well I guess you can say he is quite frustrated, especially with his father. In the beginning of the play it describes him as "half-shy, half-assertive" and that somes him up really. He wants to be free and be a man, yet societial pressures force him to be subordinate to his father. And because of that pressure pushing down on him, subduing him, it is revealed that in the end he rebels and explodes out and steals money and talks back to his parents.
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