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Unformatted text preview: scarred by my father's absence in my life, because my mother has always done an incredible job at making that a non-issue for me, but I still often think about him. When my birthday passes and he does not call, I wonder if he even knew that it was my birthday, and whether or not he thought about me. I wonder what he does for a living, and I wonder which of my personality traits are attributed to him. I feel for the speaker in the essay because he is stuck in a negative family-situation that he did not choose for himself, but I feel like at least he knew his father. At least he could have known what his father's favorite color and favorite foods were, etc. I am unsure about which I feel is worse; perhaps they are just both undesirable, unfortunate situations....
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course ENGL 1132 taught by Professor Mirskin during the Summer '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Summer '08