Things That Went Bump In The Night Analysis

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“Things that went bump in the night” by Anna Belle Kaufman. We spend our lives avoiding the thought of death, and although the thought scares us, the reality of the matter is that everyone will end up in their own personal graves come the end of their lifecycle. This is the thesis and main point of Kaufman’s article explained through the heartbreaking description of her son’s encounter with aids. Setting the mood and tone of the passage the focus is towards Zack, a four year old train loving little boy and only child of Kaufman’s. The writer then goes on to and explains the condition of Zack and the potentiality of some form of illness that Zack is currently suffering. Although mild and unassuming at first Zack’s fever worsens and Kaufman
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