The mother has a discreet expression, presenting a huge and succulent turkey in its place. She wears a white apron, with blue blouse decorated by florid patterns and shapes. Behind the mother stands the father, who is ready to carve the turkey with the knife. The father wears in decent suit and blue tie, his face is rather chubby comparing with the mother beside him. Both of them cast their sights downward, gazing lovingly and focusing on the turkey that they are ready to serve.
The Almost Kiss Adolescent: 1972, subject age, 15 years - Mom and Dad were having a barbeque party. Many of their friends were there. Sam was here with his parents and two sisters. Krissy was in the kitchen helping Mom with the potato salad. Dad was outside at the smoking barbeque turning burger patties and hotdogs.
Bill accounts of another intimate dinner he had with Andrea at his Pennsylvania home. They had Cognac, romantic lighting and a fire. They went to the back porch out of view of his chef. Bill said, “I take her hair and I pull it back and I have her face like this. And I’m talking to her ...And I talked to her about relaxing, being strong.
Their speeches are also ranked among the greatest in history. This topic will discuss the similarity between the rhetorical devices used and the purpose that the speeches were emanating. Abraham Lincoln begins his speech by stating "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Lincoln honored the Union dead and reminded the listeners that nobody's consider different which means everybody is equal. In
President Lincoln being well known as “Honest Abe” to countless individuals and being the President of the United States surely give him the credibility of having ethos in his speech. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."(Lincoln). This quote from President Lincoln shows another ethos approach to his speech by saying when the country was initially
The origin of this dream can be traced back to James Truslow’s Epic of America (1931) where he described America as the land in which life was better, richer and fuller for everyone. According to him, the dream was not only limited to materialistic gains but extended to the establishment of a social order. The dream can actually be considered as the manifestation of America itself since it is found to be based on the principles of the American Declaration of Independence, namely liberty, equality and pursuit of happiness. Ownby in his book American Dreams in Mississippi (1999) disintegrated different versions of American Dream into four man ideas: 1) Dream of abundance with unlimited resources and material goods. 2) Democracy of goods wherein everyone as consumers had an equal claim to possess a
During the time of Thanksgiving, many families join together in one place and prepare a huge meal. In a way similar to the cultures in the Odyssey, the host family prepares this big meal, comfort, and relaxation for all of the other members and travelers who have decided to join them. Although Thanksgiving is a tradition that started in 1621 and the Odyssey was first written in the eighth century BC, they still have a lot of the same attributes in common. Characters throughout the story such as the people of Pylos cease their celebration to show hospitality to strangers whom they have never met before. Other characters offer hospitality to strangers, who, in the end, appear as gods or well-known people such as Menelaus.
“Sweetie! Oh, how long has it been?” She grasp my shoulders, and gives me a massive hug. “Come in, come in! I just finished cooking dinner,” The warmth inside is overwhelming, on the verge to feel like a sauna. While I take my coat off, I can see my dad sitting in the living room, watching the news.
5 The Welcoming Dinner “Ebenezer, time to wake up for dinner,” said Grace. “We are invited for dinner with Jeremy and Annabelle.” “Do we have to go? We could just catch a bite here at home,” he grumbled. “I hope you are not serious. This is a welcoming dinner.
We went over to one of the couches and started introducing ourselves to one another. Lunch was being catered at the hotel that day so we walked over to Conference Room C where lunch was being held. There was assortments of pasta, salad, chicken, varios meats, and soup. All the kids sat together at one big oak table. The food was mouth watering (yeah it was that good) and the conversations were short.
Foster parent report before the visit: The youth had a good night. Alex played with a light that was given to him at the fire prevention event. The youth entered the vehicle asking a lot of questions. I notice Alex was comfortable asking a lot of questions, but does not like when people ask him questions. Alex and I had breakfast at Steak and Shake.