Throughout the novel Carrie flashbacks the happy moments that no longer exist after the death of her father. One of which is her memory of the picnic day in which she uses a variation of similes and metaphors that represent perfection to her like the warmness after the cold and the bedtime story, every child’s favorite. Picnic Day was Daddy’s invention and Momma tried it with Richard once but I wouldn’t let her. Picnic Day was as good as when the teacher says class is going to be outside under the sycamore tree because it’s the first warm, sunny day after the cold winter. Picnic Day was as good as peeling the skin off an apple in one long curly strip.
Christmas is a time when families gather together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas brings joy and wonder to all those impacted by this special holiday. When walking around stores, Christmas can be seen and heard everywhere. Either through the rushed shoppers buying gifts for the ones they love, or the cheerful Christmas music that can be heard through the speakers overhead. After Thanksgiving, there is the biggest shopping day of all, Black Friday, where shoppers wait in lines and fight to get the best deals on the items the stores offer.
All national holidays in our calendars celebrate some sort of special occasion, that's why their holidays after all. Whether it be Valentines Day for love, Easter a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, or if non Christian spring spirit, Christmas the birth of Jesus for Christians, or a time of giving and joy, and etc. There are even holidays for great people like Martin Luther, Cesar Chavez, and Abraham Lincoln, that commemorate their great achievements. But, one seems to stick out like a sore thumb; Columbus Day. Have you heard anyone say, "Happy Columbus Day", or throw a party for this holiday.
Parents laughed and kids played. Reading the story made me smile. It just seemed lik a happy great time for everyone, Never wanting the fun to end. And the unbreakable bond between all of them showed this theme greatly. "A child—could wake up one day and call for “Block Party Day.” And we’d share ribs, corn, chicken, tater pie, and collard greens, and Miss Sarah who never married always made punch with vanilla ice cream and it would melt into a swishy mess."
During this day, it is full of fun because there are televised and parades in all over the country and many parts of the world. For example, in the streets of New York, there is parade and I make fun of it by taking pictures with my love ones. Also, during this day there are crowd shopping of people seeking for new clothes to begin the year with. Examples of shops that get crowded during this day to get new products for the year beginning are Ross, Target, JC Penney, Macys, and Old Navy. There is food and gift sharing to kids.
The Day of the Dead celebrates that this specific period during the year allows the dead to enjoy the luxuries of life, approximately from October 28, to November 2nd. While on the other hand, Halloween’s modern purpose is to go door to door in a costume asking for sweets in the common saying “Trick or Treat!”. The main traditions commonly practiced in this week is to visit deceased family members graves’, and leave food, spices, and even beautiful flowers in the hopes that the dead will be able to enjoy these luxuries for a short time. While Halloween is not as sophisticated as The Day of the Dead, it still has a few traditions to go along with it, such as dressing up and having celebrations. Moving on to the more specific specific parts of The Day of the Dead, the
Over the holidays, a family member of mine hosts a Christmas party/gathering every year and we play some games along with prizes for a winner, we all have conversations on anything that comes to mind, its always a good time when all of us gather. I enjoy the decorating because it gives me something to do, and it puts me in a good mood an I feel really good. Another thing, the house feels more alive with all kinds of decorations and its always sad to take them all down. Lastly, I enjoy having the food during Christmas, the ham, the turkey, the veggies, the potatoes, and the bread, I get to enjoy all of these foods at least two times or more depending if I 'm invited to my other family members Christmas
Halloween and Day of the Dead, despite their similarities, are very different. They are similar because they both have sugary treats and they are different because they are celebrated in different ways, and the preparation of the holidays are different. Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, and Central America where people celebrate their ancestors souls and bring them some of their favorite things to their graves and throw many parties. Halloween is a day when children go out in costumes to trick-or-treat for candies and other sugary items, people also setup decorations outside their houses that look go along with the holiday. One of the things that Day of the Dead and Halloween share is the sugary treats there are to offer.
The day before Thanksgiving I woke up the day before Thanksgiving wondering how we were going to get all the food done. I wanted this Thanksgiving to be the best Thanksgiving our family has ever had. I got up, went upstairs and my Grandpa was already cooking and my grandma was already cleaning, so I decided to just jump right in. At the end of the day, some of the food was already done, and some of it had a lot to go, but we all knew we had tomorrow too. "Tomorrow is going to be a great day" everybody thought.
I have been here for couple of years and a standout amongst the most exceptional and huge day for me has been Thanksgiving day. This day of the year when all the relatives from entire nation meet to cherish the day of Thanksgiving. For me Thanksgiving is special as it gives me a moment to unite with my cousins and other relative who are normally occupied during the time with their study and their work it is that time when we meet up to play a game of