English 1102, section 6
15 September 2007
There are three people in my family. If you do not know who is father, who is
mother, or who is son, please look at the following scenes of our daily life.
The person, who occupies almost a whole bed, changes channels, and watches
ball games until midnight, but cannot get up the next day, is father. Leaning on the
headboard, holding a pillow in her arms, watching soap operas, and falling asleep in
less than half an hour, that is mother. Another one who is talking in his sleep, saying,
“I wanna a transformer toy!” or “I won’t do it again!” That is son.
The person, who gets up at 6:00am, and is busy boiling water, making tea,
preparing soybean milk and deep-fried twisted dough sticks as breakfast, is mother.
The man gets up until 7:00 pm and rushes to the restroom, dresses, washes teeth and
face, and then has breakfast in ten minutes. Wearing shoes as he is saying, “Hurry up!