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"In the story "A Devoted Son" by Anita Desai, Rakesh, the son, touches his father Varma's feet. What is the significance of this, and how does it change as the story progresses?

I need some help with this one, as when reading, I never really read anything about the feet being a huge symbol.

  1. Ms. Sue

    Touching his father's feet was an act of devotion to his traditionalist father.

    http://www.enotes.com/topics/devoted-son

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