Unformatted text preview: give the kids off school on the first day of hunting season. This is what these kids and their parents have grown up knowing, that hunting is important, even important enough to take off school. It is celebrated and recognized, keeping these members of society in the woods. On the contrary, not one single school in Delaware gives students off the first day of hunting season and if a child takes off to go hunt with his or her father, it’s a frowned upon absence. If hunting were acknowledged like it is in Pennsylvania, I am sure that more people would go… because “everybody’s doin’ it.” Altogether, I am trying to say that different forces of society are pushing different groups of people into opposing directions. If it is important for a father to hunt with his daughter, maybe all he needs to do is move a state away and things would be much easier....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Hunting, Pennsylvania, 19th centuries, Kate Daye, common everyday activity