The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education.
Nonetheless do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add perhaps even a touch of envy too because of the solace.
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book too.
Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received....