Unformatted text preview: folowed by a goodbye that lacks emotion or warmth. The mother gets the gifts that she wants but the true gift of christmas is having a family that truly wants to spend heir time with you and this she does not have. He states that everyone is anxiouse to leave after the gifts and the father didn’t speak all day. He then further continues to say that his father is weak and boney. This suggests that the od cuple is looking for love and attention and wants to spend time with their kids but growing old comes with not only a lack of physicle strength but perhapse emotional strength as well. The author uses a methode of writing that does not tell you what is goin on in the minds of the others but rather makes you question it. U almost can feel their emotions and question their feelings....
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- Spring '08
- Feeling, apparent financial struggles, short term excitement