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Did I Miss Something? What I believe he is trying to claim according to the story he just wrote. He is claiming that he cannot fail to accept the fact that divorce has left him with certain scars. With those types of scars it cannot be done away so easily. In the story he says that he has lived a good life by sharing time to time between his two parents but him thinking about it, he feels that something is a miss by this. It may not be something evident as many others in cases experience by others; this is, is own point of view we still have to remember. If I have to say where he would be stating his claim at, I guess it would be the third paragraph of his story. From my experience from a divorce family it’s hard to say for me because I’ve been somewhat like a loner type and keeping to myself about many things and not telling people this and that but again not many ask about it in the first place and it is bad because that child can hear the fight between the two all the time and it can mess up the kid as to how he or she grows up but that’s just my somewhat point of view. I guess that the evidence Putnam is trying to base it on with some solid ground, is the vague memory of his younger years with the fight between his two parents which many kids should not see or hear. He then states that being upstairs in the hallway in the state Philadelphia at home of course, he starts to remember seeing shadows. Those types of shadows start to move back and forth and with the voices rising up and up; thus it affected his memory in the process. He recalls that he can’t forget that fight in a way and that happened about a good 15 years ago. I say that is something that says it has affected him very much so about the separation. In a certain way, thinking about the warrant that was brought forth by Putnam you can say that a loving parent can be on the right path to the success of that child is true to some aspects anyway. If the parent has some genuine and of course authentic love for their child or if they have more than one then children, as the parent you will wish for the best. All of the decisions that concern the child or children can have their best interest at heart and this can lead to success in financial situation. Putnam then backs up his warrant by giving his own type of example to the mix because his own parents of course loved him a whole lot and by them separating their son would not get mix up in the fights and later on in life not be affected with all the fighting or quarrels if you want to say. So the whole backing idea I say is sufficient to that argument is enough for him. Let’s see here, for Putnam’s side for a qualifier would be I guess is his claim that he has been talking about the whole time. Which the claim that he has, would be the acknowledging of the separation of his parents when he was at a very young age which is what he is writing about right now. Yes, it has had a negative effect on him in his life, he has tried to go through live to the normal life path, and so does that put one’s own limitation? I will have to say no on the limitation part because of this argument on viewing it in story form; it can give him an upper hand I guess. Within Putnam’s story, he has used the fact that he is aware that the divorce of parents can cause the child abandonment and even proximity among them. I guess in one way of putting it, it would be rebuttal for this type of argument. One can also say that at times divorce is not the best way to solve the family disputes but at times it is the best way after seeing what type of person he or she really is in the long run. For my type of rebuttal, not all people will experience an easy life with the whole divorce because you don’t have both of your parents with you as stated with Putnam but thinking about it, it has happen to me as well so it has not really affected me as much in the process so for certain people they can be lucky and not feel that way while others… while I think one gets the picture.…...

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