From what I read, I get the idea that family relationships weren’t important at this time. From Lizzardi’s point of view the parents were irresponsible and uncaring about the way they would nurture and care for their children. He didn’t agree with having a nurse do all of the parenting. He also didn’t agree with the mother being the head of the house it, leading to the children being disrespectful, and uncared for. I believe the main purpose of family at this time was to simply reproduce to carry on the family name.
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