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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Siblings play a unique role in one another’s lives that simulates the companionship and personal importance of parents as well as the power and assistance of friends.

Fictional Depictions of the Sibling Relationship

Sibling relationships have long been depicted in several films, television shows and novels. Although they are fictional, they offer both subtle and obvious social interactions of the sibling relationship.

  • In the film Whatever Happened To Baby Jane, the character Jane is a childhood actress who overshadows her sister, Blanche. However, when they become adults, Jane has trouble remaining in the film industries lime light whereas Blanche soars to stardom. This creates bitter jealousy among the two sisters.
  • In the cartoon series Hey Arnold, the character Helga Pataki resents her much older perfectionist sister, Olga Pataki.
  • In the anime series Naruto, Sasuke and his brother Itachi go through all kinds of relationships.

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