Symbols, can be used to represent a variety of things. One such thing that symbols are often used to represent are ones family. Several characteristics of my family can be described with the use of symbols, and just as all families some parts can not. For my family, a barbed wire fence, a globe, a watch, a tree, and a peace sign.
These symbols describe several aspects of my family. The links within a wire fence unite the fence and make it a formidable defense. However, a link just by itself can not stop anything, as one can just walk right over it. My family is just like that, together we are strong, but separated we can easily be walked over. The security that a full barbed wire fence is like the whole family standing up for one person within the family, just like a barbed wire fence provides security so does the family.
When my grandfather, became s everly ill and the outlook for his future was grim, it took our entire family to help my mom get through this tough time, because she really loved her father, and always talked about what a great man he was. When he had become ill, it was as if my mom herself had become ill, and would only be cured by knowing that her father would get better. As a globe demonstrates the diversity in this world, it also shows how my family is a family of diverse background, and also a family of immigrants coming to America. As a globe shows all the different cultures of the world, so does my family have a diverse background which contains people of many different backgrounds. My father came here leaving all that he knew from India, he had to leave his parents, and his brother to come to America.
E1 Explain the needs of families which may require professional support. Families may have a variety of needs, in which they need professional support. Families with a large number of children may not have the required amount of living space, this could mean that children are sharing beds, or parents are not sleeping in a room. Children will lack of sleep are proven to concentrate less and develop ...
He often tells me that how scared he was to leave his parents and brother in India, but is glad he did, because it worked out well for him, and also encouraged his cousin to move to England. A watch needs all of its parts to function correctly, just as my family needs everyone in it to work together to work together to accomplish any goal that we have. If any one gear was to be broken or misplaced in a watch, the watch as a whole would not function. It is like that in my family. If any member of my family was to not be there for any reason, then all that we would normally do would come to a standstill, as we don’t have that one gear to turn the next gear, and then the next gear and so forth.
My grandfather on my fathers side tells me this everytime I come to India, and I am glad that he does because it reminds me of how he feels about every member of the family being essential to one and another. The branches of a several hundred year old tree, grows and extends very far. The tree has great influence in its vicinity. My family lineage, traces back many generations, and now spans many different countries, as over time different people in my family as a whole have moved around the world, and just as a tree has an influence over its surroundings, so does my family in our own vicinity.
A family’s reach and size grows over time just as a family does. My brother often compares our family lineage to a tree, as at the base would be as far back in generations as we could go, and then each branch along with its sub-branches, and the sub-branches sub-branches, show the family lineage easily organized. “The peace of a family is well worth many sacrifices,” my father always tells me when my brother and I argue about something or the other. He always stresses the point that family should stick to being family and not enemies, as if your own family is your enemies who can you turn to? With this is mind I have actually started arguing with my brother less over time. Symbols, can represent many things throughout, and although five symbols are not nearly enough to represent everything in life, it is surely a start.
Compare/Contrast Essay The Canadian short stories “Brother Dear” by Bernice Friesen and “The Charmer” written by Budge Wilson focus on the struggles and common conflicts between parents and their children during adolescence. Both stories are told in the younger sister’s point of view and show how everyone matures and gains independence throughout and at the end of the story. Friesen and Wilson’s ...