Both “Boys and Girls” and “Responsibility” deal with familyrelationships. Alice Munro’s short story deals with the relationshipbetween a father and daughter while Russell Smith’s short story examinesthe relationship between a mother and son. How are the familyrelationships in these two short stories similar? Alternatively, youcould argue that the family relationships are different; if so, how arethey different? Use quotations from the short stories in your bodyparagraphs to develop your ideas.