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Personal and Family Life Parker Watson English 058 Section 001 April 10, 2007
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Watson 2 Parker Watson Dr. Maria DeGuzmán English 058 Section 001 10 April 2007 Personal and Family Life In Patricia Holland’s essay Sweet it is to scan… , Holland takes several paragraphs to discuss the relation between domestic life and photography. She assumes, as most of us do, that family life and private life are one in the same. She assumes that the familial relationship is the most intimate relationship one might have in life. Her essay, divided into sections, has one portion of the discussion labeled as “The public and private in personal photography” and the other labeled “Beyond the domestic” (Holland 120, 121). With these types of classifications, Holland exhibits her assumptions about private life and family life. However, Nicholasa Mohr refutes this point and this type of thinking in her short story Mr. Mendelsohn . In her story, she describes an elderly man that lives alone in an apartment next to a Puerto Rican family. Through the interactions between Mr. Mendelsohn, the old man, and the family, the reader finds out that the old man’s family
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