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How does Alan Bennet present the relationship between Graham and his mother and Doris and her husband in a chip in the sugar and a cracker under the settee?

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How does Alan Bennet present the relationship between Graham and his mother and Doris and her husband in a chip in the sugar and a cracker under the settee? "A CHIP IN THE SUGAR BY ALAN BENNET" Evidence: Graham acts like a husband to his mother (Vera) we can tell this because Graham said well your number one with me too, give me your teeth ill swill them, this shows us that Graham has a very strong relationship with his mother and that they are close and doesn't want anything to happen to there relationship Evidence: Graham acts like a husband to his mother (Vera) we can tell this because Graham said a questionnaire woman reckoned we were husband and wife; this shows us that Graham is fond of the idea that people recognise them together in public maybe they are to close that people may get the wrong idea. Evidence: Graham acts like a husband to his mother (Vera) we can tell this because Graham said we can go to the cathedral we like old buildings don't we this shows us that they have a similar taste in places to go. ...read more.

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Evidence: Graham tries to influence his mother (Vera) we can tell this because Grahams mother said we'd better be getting our skates Graham, this shows us that Grahams mum was expecting him to go with her and Mr Turn ball to the Bolton abbey this was because Graham always went every where with her and so she wanted him to go with her and if Graham wasn't to go then she might feel bad and not go as well. Evidence: Graham is jealous of Mr Turn ball, We can tell that this is true because Grahams mum said careful, you will make my boyfriend jealous(meaning Mr Turn ball) I think that Graham doesn't like the fact that his mother flirts with him and spends more time with him than himself and that makes him get jealous. Evidence: Graham is jealous of Mr Turn ball we can tell that this is true because when Grahams mother (Vera) and Mr Turn ball was talking Graham didn't say any think I think this because he didn't want Mr Turn ball being there and he didn't want to say something he shouldn't say because he knows his mum will pick Mr Turn ball over him. ...read more.

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'give me your teeth ill swill them' this means that she is not all that and graham takes good care of her. Evidence: Graham looks after his mother loves and cares for her we can tell this because he said to his mother 'I think the world of you' I think that this shows that he is showing his love towards her. Evidence: Graham looks after his mother well, we can tell that this is true because graham is always spending time with her and making her happy we can tell that graham's mum knows he cares for her because she said 'our graham and me'. Evidence: Graham looks after his mother we can tell this because Graham takes his mother places and makes her happy this shows us that he and his mother have a good relationship. Evidence: Graham looks after his mother and feels for her, we can tell this because he said 'mother wont like this' this shows us that he cares how his mother will feel if she doesn't like something and that he doesn't want to just get her any think. ...read more.

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