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Discussion with his Father


Excerpt from The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, 1719
The novel is a realistic fiction novel about a man who is lost on an island after a shipwreck.

According to the passage, for what reason did the narrator's father call his son into his room?


To provide advice as to what his son should ultimately do with his life.


To admonish him for wanting to leave his father's house and care.


To listen to his son and then provide him logical considerations regarding his life choice.


To provide insight on reasons why his son is making the wrong decision.