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1. What tool do both the father and grandfather use?→A spade
2. Why doesn't the speaker use a spade for real digging instead of a pen for metaphorical digging?→He is allergic to dirt
3. The roots the grandfather cuts through symbolize what?→The way the grandfather murders people
4. What does the speaker's "digging" lack compared to the digging of his father and grandfather?→Hard work
5. What does the speaker think of his father's and grandfather's work?→He is afraid they will hurt themselves
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