Let It Snow - Kelvin S. Rubio 12/20/10 Composition 1,...

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Kelvin S. Rubio 12/20/10 Composition 1, Section 075 Journal #12 Professor Petillo Let It Snow At the end of writer David Sedaris’ essay “Let it Snow” He and his sisters treat their mother almost as a child. Children can sometimes act more mature than their parents mostly when they live in dysfunctional families. The implications of such a situation are that the parents are unable to nurture their children or take care of themselves, children are unable to experience an actual childhood, or that the family is stricken with poverty, or other travesties. Parents who are alcoholics, drug abusers, neglectful, or abusive of their own, won’t be able to care for their children or even themselves. The mother was an alcoholic who would throw angry fits at everyone especially when she was drunk. She threw her own children out of the house because school was closed and the mother could not proceed to her secret drinking habits, when the children were normally away to school. The father would often drive to his job
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2011 for the course WRT 101 taught by Professor Shegriff during the Spring '08 term at Bergen Community College.

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