WHAT ARE THE QUALITIES OF A GOOD FATHER, BASED ON HALLY'S FATHER. WHAT MEANS TO BE A GOOD FATHER?
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Hally's father is disabled and in the hospital throughout the duration of the play. He is an alcoholic, a bully, and is deeply racist. Hally does not respect his father and they do not have a good relationship. Hally's father comes is an example of white patriarchy at its worst. Fugard has openly said that Hally's father in "Master Harold"... and the boys is based on his own father.