1. Otherwise known by it's tentative title: The (Motor)Cycle of Poverty.
2. To suggest that its greater theme is exclusively a parable about the sins of the father manifesting themselves in the son ignores the socio-economic conditions that exist beneath the surface of this presentation of the axiom. This added layer gives the oft-explored parable a lot more to chew on and an urgent modernity that justifies the retelling as an American epic.
3. That said, it's not like the…