The Simpsons and the Huxtables are both families that set examples for their children. The both sit down together to eat dinner and teach them the meaning of wrong and right. The Simpsons and the Huxtables both have hard times dealing with peer pressure and with drugs and alcohol. Even though they act different they sill care about their family only in different ways. The Simpsons and the Huxtables can also contrast in different ways.
She writes short and precise phrases to describe Phil’s lifestyle and how “he always ate an egg salad sandwich at his desk.” It shows Goodman’s annoyance towards Phil by poking fun of him. When writing about his relationship to his family, Goodman uses long phrases separated by hyphens and commas. “The youngest is twenty, a boy, a high school graduate who has spent the last couple years, like a lot of his friends, doing odd jobs to stay in the grass and food.” The difference in the style of syntax mirrors Phil’s straightforward, blunt approach to life verses the intricate nature of life according to
“The Colonel” by Carolyn Forché is poem that seems to flow as a narrative, if you read it you don’t even realize that you are indeed reading a poem. It is an account from a poet who had dinner with a colonel of another country. In a way throughout the poem she is contrasting the seemingly normal aspects of a dinner, and the harsher observations of her surroundings. For example it starts with how the rest of his family was going about their day, the wife bringing in coffee the son being out for the night and the daughter filing her nails. Then it states “There were daily papers, pet dogs, a pistol on the cushion beside him.” She describes it as if the pistol beside him was nothing new and of no real significance, it was just something in the background just like the newspaper.
In the epic poem, we keep reading about how every time there is a guest in a household, the owner of the house, which is the host, is usually following these rules when they greet their guest. For example, the way the Phaeacians welcomed Odysseus to their house. They gave him food and a bath, offered him a place to sleep in and only then they questioned him about his life back home, although they knew of his name and where he is from. He then shared his story about his journey form Troy, which is something that is often seen in the Odyssey; exchanging stories is part of xenia and counts as a gift. An example of good xenia happening in the epic movie is when the suitors come to Odysseus’ house and Penelope and Telemachus follow the xenia rules; give them food, baths and a place to sleep.
For example, when Japanese family has dinner, first of all mother gives food to her husband, then to the eldest son. The youngest child is served out of turn. And the second by seniority child gets his food the last. That's why he is often called “himaesi-san”, which means “Brother Frozen Rice”. Childhood in Japan 3) Japanese said, that before 5 years old child is a «king», from 5 to 15 years – a slave, and after 15 years adults treat him as equal person.
Although over the years women has gain to their rights to vote and to freedom choice, humanity still considers men to be the providers and the women to be care givers. In the story "A Rose for Emily," we see where the given gender roles for women along with the same observation upon the male dominant in the poem "My Last Duchess. "Both stories talk about the male and female gender roles in their own individual ways. A person’s surroundings have a big influence on how men and women are viewed. For instance, being from the Caribbean background, I could remember having to prepare food for my younger brother, clean up after he finish eating and making his bed.
I went to a community college and held a job at a local fast food restaurant in the area that was willing to work with my school hours and family issues. When my children came home from school we would have a snack while dinner was cooking, and do our homework together. This showed them that just you get older you still need to learn to get ahead in life. It also brought us closer as a family spending time together. When I graduated they came and cheered for me, it made me proud to show them that there is a reward for hard work.
Food appears constantly in The Importance of Being Earnest, from cucumber sandwiches to tea and cake to muffins. The function of food in this play is not just to add a detail to an unusually hungry character .As a matter of fact ,it is a reflection of male characters' weakness in the high society In Act 1, Algernon orders a plate of cucumber sandwiches and bread and butter for his expected guests, Lady Bracknell and Gwendolen. He devours gradually all the sandwiches before the guests arrive. After the absence of promised cucumber sandwiches was brought to his attention, Algernon blamed the lack of them on his servant, Lane, not picking them up at the market that morning rather than admitted his own fault. The fact that he quickly came up with a fib to tell in front of his guests obviously shows how used to covering up his eating problem he is.
As much as he longs to see her he cannot picture her at the kitchen table on Pemberton road, in her jeans and her bulky sweater, politely eating his mother’s food. He cannot imagine being with her in the house where he is still Gogol” (115). This quote shows that Gogol is attracted to the girls he cannot have. He is rebellious, and likes Ruth for being different than what his parents expect. Ruth gives Gogol an idea of what “type” of girls he likes, who are born and raised in the American culture.
They fell in love, and got married. I have a new father, I have a new family. My father is very good to me, treat me like his child. The first time I met my father and I was shy behind my mother, did not look at him; he acted like a kid to made a funny to me and occasionally make me laugh. At dinner time, he gave me food by his hand, also concerned about my study, which made me felt the beauty