The text The Dons written by Archimede Fusillo shows that young people who are given responsibilities at home become more mature. The text shows us Paul’s responsibilities, how he deals with them and how it makes him more mature.
Paul has many responsibilities at home, for example, looking after Nonno because he is no longer “what he was” and he is fading away. Another responsibility he has; is to assist his mum (Teresa) with her daily jobs since she is facing severe financial problems as she is a single mother and has a low income job at “the local dry-cleaners”. Teresa is also struggling with the death of her husband. These are the responsibilities that lead to Paul’s maturity.
These responsibilities can sometimes be very stressful for