1649 words - 7 pages" Be it ever so humble, there is no place like home."� Have you heard this phrase? I really believe in this because home is where the family is, and there's nothing like being welcomed by the arms of the ones you love. Man was not put on this earth alone.He was given a partner to share everything which is important to him like love, joy, sorrow, and even hate. In the same way, people need to be a part of a group because it is human nature to feel a sense of belonging. Also, people can learn and develop more within a group. I think that they are the reasons why people want to have a special group of their own, which is the family. The core of society is made up of the familyVIEW DOCUMENT
932 words - 4 pages a statewide domestic partnership registry. Adding FC sections 297-299.6.
Proposition 22 was passed by the California voters in November of 2000. The passing of this initiative added section 308.5 to the Family Code which provides that: “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” Proposition 22 was one of a number of similar measures that were proposed and adopted in many states in the 1990's and early 2000's in the wake of the decision of the Hawaii Supreme Court in Baehr v. Lewin, supra and of Congress' enactment of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Following the passage of Proposition 22, several lawsuits were filed seeking to have the new marriageVIEW DOCUMENT
873 words - 3 pagesIn the essay "The Color of Family Ties" by Naomi Gerstel and Natalia Sarksian, the authors assert that traditional nuclear families are not the only ones capable of supportive relationships and strong family connections. In the other hand, minority families also discover that their families illustrate the most supportive relationships and strongest family ties. According to Gerstel and Sarksian, they states "Black and Latino/a, especially Puerto Rican families are more disorganized than White families, and that their families ties are weaker" (47). People usually believe Black and Latino/a are weaker and more disorganized than Whites. But the authors also point outVIEW DOCUMENT
807 words - 3 pagesFamily is a group of people whom you spend most of your life with. Theysee how you act under pressure and how easily you become angered, yet loveeach other despite their faults. Family is a very important part of the way a childgrows, thinks, and behaves. One's family, especially the parents, contributes inshaping their attitudes and minds. Family also helps to distinguish thedifferences between right and wrong and gives guidance to their family in makingthe right decisions.Although this is the mere surface of family, most relationships within the family gomuch deeperVIEW DOCUMENT
552 words - 2 pagesFamily is considered as the main and strong unit of the society and community. Its strength will ensure the strength of the nation. The mechanics and the implementation of support systems for families today are important. That are concerned with families to locate and implement support systems that can reduce and prevent family stresses and that help parents to learn coping mechanisms to face a more optimal future.1America's Family Support Programs is timely, informative, and exciting. Reflecting the recent rediscovery of the importance of the family and the interdependence of its members, a sophisticatedVIEW DOCUMENT
2008 words - 8 pagesIt is that time of year again, the time for family reunions. For some people it is the highlight of the summer, but for most it is the opposite. I know how one feels. I drag my feet to every family reunion. It’s not so much the people, but the location. Our family reunion takes place at the Lake of the Ozarks every year. “Oh, that sounds like fun.” It was at first, but now I dread the three day weekend and the five hour drive, only to spend time with people who I will never talk to again once I leave. Luckily, I have surviving family reunions down to a science. In order to survive a family reunion, one must pack for survival, spend time wisely, and learn to handle ones relatives with graceVIEW DOCUMENT
778 words - 3 pagesImagine yourself being in a country where the governments main concern is themselves and not the people, where the only education that children receive comes from what their parents teach them through generations, the only way to survive is to work everyone in your family to put food on your table, and the only jobs available is hard labor. This type of life style is very common in places other than America, families have gotten used to the hard work and no education system, this lifestyle has been passed down from generation to generation. Now imagine a country where their focus is mostly on the education and the future of the children,, a country that gives everyone the opportunity toVIEW DOCUMENT
1420 words - 6 pages with each other, we also needed to expended it to include the kids. We needed to become the Towne Family again and remember to have fun together.
Debbie and I share power and decisions of the family, and we developed a Parallel Relationship “A relationship in which power shifts back and forth between the partners, depending on the situations” (Beebe, Beebe and Redmond 259). The kids are at an age where they are moving on with their lives and now it’s time for Debbie and me to start enjoying the fruits of our labor.
Although, I think Debbie is a little jealous that I will be retiring as a firefighter in a couple of years and will be enjoying the golden years sooner than her, she is stillVIEW DOCUMENT
902 words - 4 pagesIn your life when you are unexpected. There is a person that is very close to you tend to destroy your life. Everyone had been through these kinds of situation before. As for me, my problems are dealing with sister Michelle. She is jealous, evil, and a back-stabber. First of all, my sister Michelle is very jealous. She wants to be the smartest one in her family. For instance, if she has lower than a B in her classes she would complain about her grades and gives her teachers a hard time in school. In the other hand, I'm not really that bright in school. And she likes to tease about how dull I am, but it didn't bother me. When I was a senior in high school, I showed her thatVIEW DOCUMENT
1907 words - 8 pagesIn family therapy sessions, therapists encounter unique dilemmas when only one partner enters into therapy because only one viewpoint of the problem is provided (American Psychological Association, 2002). This is what presents itself for us today. A husband has asked for help in protecting himself and his children from his wife’s outbursts. His family consists of his wife of 11 years, Angelina; his son, John, age nine; and his delicate daughter, Jackie, age seven. Since this client is reserved and uncomfortable within the therapy session as demonstrated by his folded arms and leaning back in his chair away from the therapist, the therapist will begin by using client-centered, therapyVIEW DOCUMENT
1591 words - 6 pagesDysfunctional Family
A dysfunctional family is a group of people usually related by some means, not always necessarily by blood, in which conflict, misbehavior, maltreatment and neglecting create a hostile life for its members. To explain this idea better we will see the definition of family, the differences between a healthy and a dysfunctional family; their characteristics and behavioral patterns. Some examples will help us examine this issue better, taking us to discuss the different factors that contribute to the formation of such families, along with its consequences in today’s society.
According to the Dictionary of Contemporary English, a family is a group of people affiliated byVIEW DOCUMENT
2137 words - 9 pagesOutline and critically assess the most significant crises, conflicts and changes in family formations over the last two decades (since 1990). Make reference to your own experience, in terms of changes in identity and identifications over time.
In order to address the question it is important to present the evidence which shows that there have been conflicts, crises, and changes in society since 1990. It is widely understood there are many formations of the family. This involves the forever changing affects on society which bring us back to the family. This essay will discuss the social changes occur within the family paying particular attention to lone parenthood. It will look atVIEW DOCUMENT
1086 words - 4 pagesWhen thinking of our family, and our background, most would argue to say that what we get from them are positive things such as a sense of comfort and pride. In countries like the United States, having a family to lean on is never a bad thing. However, what most of us do not usually see is that, sometimes the very own people who brought us up, and had the utmost influence on our lives, are the very own people who have set barriers for us. Such is the case presented when Lee Bryant, a contributor to the History Learning Site, says, “people who are working class have themselves to blame for the failure of their children in education” (par.1). Cultural capital is an attribute handed down to usVIEW DOCUMENT
926 words - 4 pagesShiva’s Family is a tenth century relief sculpture made of sandstone from a region of India known as Uttar Pradesh. The sculpture stands approximately two feet in height, one foot in width, and six inches in depth. This elaborate relief depicts Shiva, Hindu god of destruction, and his wife Parvati (Uma-Mahaeshvara) seated on a lotus, the symbol of the universe, which in turn is supported by the bull Nandin, the vehicle of Shiva. This theme of the divine couple is arguably the quintessential image of later Hindu period sculpture in north India because of its intricate and multifaceted details. The artistry found in the details of this sculpture present to the audience a great importance toVIEW DOCUMENT
724 words - 3 pagesIn today’s society many families are struck with adversity in numerous ways. However, is the adversity struck within each family controllable? The most common form of “diversity” amongst families in today’s society is divorce. In America there is one divorce every 13 second—that makes for 6,646 divorces a day and 46,523 divorces a week. Marriage is no longer considered a “life-long” promise but merely a “right here, right now” act. While the adults who vow to spend the rest of their lives together undergo divorce, the children involved in the situation are more affected than the adults.
Divorce is commonly linked with depression. When two people divorce, they lose their best friend andVIEW DOCUMENT
3655 words - 15 pages * Ooooohhhhhh * Roll, roll, roll * Boom * Wool (new word learnt on 20th August 2001) * Looook * Cup * Dink * Ill (Billie, sister) * Ran (Aaron, another child at family daycare) * Broom Background Name: Louis Parkinson-Barber D.O.B: 2nd January 2000 Age: 19 months Time in care: 17 months Family Tree: Reference List 1) Faragher and Crockford, 1983. Development in Under Three :TAFE Publications, Collingwood, Australia.2) Miller, K. 1985. Ages and Stages: Telshare Publishing Co Inc, Marshfield, USA.3) Nixon and Gould, 1999. Emerging Child Development in the First Three Years: Social Science Press, Katoomba, Australia.4) Sheridan M, 1998. From Birth to Five Years: ACER PressVIEW DOCUMENT
857 words - 3 pagesFamily Health NursingFamilies come in all shapes and sizes. What do they have in common? Families are a group of two or more people that rely on one another for financial, emotional, and physical support. The dynamics in families may vary, but the basics are the same. The family is where individuals learn to be responsible, to put away toys, clean up messes, learn manners, and express love. Family is where people learn the lessons of life.Family is one's personal history and significance. It is not only a place to go home to, it's a place to come from, out into the world. From the first day of school to the first job, the family is the group that says "go for it, you can doVIEW DOCUMENT
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Often times when we hear the word culture, we think of the differences of different countries. That statement may be true; however, there are different cultures within the same country, even within the same city. No matter what culture we call our own, there are distinct differences between that of other cultures around us. One of the major differences occurs in the realm of family; family affection to be more specific. When talking about family affection, we should consider many different aspects. It was my task and privilege to explore these aspects.
I consider myself having a strong American culture. My family has been here for many years and has adopted the “American Way”. AfterVIEW DOCUMENT
1441 words - 6 pagesMultiple definitions of family exist depending on the theoretical orientation of which it is being explained. Interactionist defines family in terms of interacting personalities with emphasis on the family's transactional characteristics (Friedman, 2003). Family is defined according to the general systems theory as a small open social system composed of a set of highly interdependent parts and affected by both its internal structure and external environment. Redefinition of the family occurs with succeeding generations according to the postmodernist view. U.S. Bureau of the Census uses a traditional but limitedVIEW DOCUMENT
1222 words - 5 pagesFamily Today
What is a family today? What challenges does being a member of a
family present while traditional family structures change? Every
family has to struggle to balance the demands of work and children.
Also the relationship between each spouse can become more delicate and
complicated. Besides, the single parent has to face even more
challenges than any other.
Today, in a vast majority of families, both the wife and husband have
a job. Many working parents are under stress as they have to try to
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I interviewed my mother, Nancy Gibbs Jefferson and my uncle, Billy Ray Jefferson. I chose them because I believed them to have the most relevant information on our family’s history and heritage. I received a lot of information about my ancestors and where they originated from in the process. Before interviewing them, I knew very little about the history of my heritage and where my ancestors were born and when they moved to the United States from their home country. I learned than my ethno-cultural background is vast and varied.
My mother’s family originated from Ireland. My mother’s father was Jamison Gibbs and her mother was Nancyee Sanderson. They were both born in the United StatesVIEW DOCUMENT
1417 words - 6 pagesDespair in Family MattersWhen one goes through a life of despair they exemplify various different characteristics. These characteristics are often negative, leading to the deterioration of many people's lives and relationships. In Rohinton Mistry's novel, Family Matters, the characters of Coomy Contractor, Yezad Chenoy and Nariman Vakeel areVIEW DOCUMENT
775 words - 3 pagesThe book The Family is about a Cardinal by the name of Rodrigo Borgia in fifteenth century Italy, who has many secrets in his life. One of them happens to be that he cheated to win the elections to become the new Pope. The other big secret is that he has children. When a person is in a ranking such as a Cardinal or Pope, he is not supposed to have children. He should keep it a secret by calling his sons his nephews and his daughter his niece as other Popes are known to do, but he refuses to. Rodrigo isn't all bad though; he has a reason for his actions. He wanted to become Pope so he could restore the Catholic Church and bring back the glory Italy once had. he also wanted to begin aVIEW DOCUMENT
1186 words - 5 pagesFamily History Essay During the hard times in the year of 1900, a beautiful baby girl named Catherine was born in Seneca, South Carolina. Catherine was my great-grandmother. She was a mixture of Indian and African- American. She was a caramel complexion with long, wavy black hair. By the age of two, Catherine?s father gathered her and her siblings together, put them all into a truck and moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Her father hoped for a better living in Cleveland rather than their unstable, prejudice, and segregated living in the South. Cleveland wasn?t as segregated and was known to have better job opportunities forVIEW DOCUMENT
942 words - 4 pagesJulie was an Amish girl who hated the way she lived. Julie wanted to be different then everyone else and wanted to have her own style. She loathed the traditional clothing she had to wear. The ankle long skirts were dreadfully ugly and she even had to wear them during the summertime when the temperature was at its hottest. Julie had gotten into many arguments with her family because she did not want to be Amish anymore. She wanted to be her own person and explore the world outside of her little community, where teenagers her age where allowed to have cellphones, dress as they wanted, and listen to any type of music without getting in trouble. One day Julie made the drastic decision to leaveVIEW DOCUMENT
599 words - 2 pages hear on all sides, is a return to the good old days when parents were responsible for their kids and kids obeyed their parents. If there WAS such an age, can we go back to it? No one doubts that today's family is harassed and overburdened. The question is: could what seemed to work then work now? Many parents believe so, they think if only they were allowed to spank their children maybe, they would behave more. But I disagree I have five children and not one did I beat into submission. Instead I spoiled every one of them. I showed them that I love them in more ways than one. The rewards I give them, fits the decision they made.My grandmother always taught me that "what goes around comesVIEW DOCUMENT
2882 words - 12 pages>professional culture becomes relevant (Schein 1984).
The various cultural conceptions can be regarded as different levels of the same basic concept. (Srnka 2004),
distinguished four such levels:
z Supra-Culture, shared by nations with similar economic systems and development, ethnicity, religion, etc. z Macro-Culture, shared by people of the same nationality, origin or country of residence z Meso-culture, shared by groups or communities, e.g. a professional group or industry, within a macro-culture z Micro-culture, shared by smallest social collectivities, e.g. the organization. Family or clan (especially for Eastern
These culture levels cannot beVIEW DOCUMENT
1222 words - 5 pagesIn 1970's Cleveland, two entities were on the rise "The Clinic" (legally distinct from the Cleveland Clinic) and La Cosa Nostra (Italian organized crime). An aspiring 29 year old surgeon named Dane Cecchi from Cuyahoga Heights saves the life of brutal crime lord John Scalish after a shoot out with a rival gang. Dane is "persuaded" via blackmail into service for the Mayfield Road Mob also known as the Lakeview Road Gang part of the Licavoli crime family. Danes mother and father live in rural Ohio. Dane's brother, Frank, is currently attending college. Frank will eventually get caught up in mafia activity furthering Dane's opposition to the mafia.
The plot will follow Dane's struggle withVIEW DOCUMENT
1797 words - 7 pagesFamily Abuse
ALTHOUGH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCLUDES SIBLING ABUSE AND ELDER ABUSE, AND CHILD ABUSE THE
FOCUS OF MY ESSAY IS ON SPOUSE ABUSE. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAS MANY NAMES; FAMILY VIOLENCE,
BATTERING, WIFE BEATING, AND DOMESTIC ABUSE. ALL THESE TERMS REFER TO THE SAME THING, ABUSE BY A MARITAL, COMMON LAW, OR A DATING PARTNER IN AN INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS NOT LIMITED TO PHYSICAL BEATINGS. IT IS ANY BEHAVIOUR THAT IS INTENDED TO SUBJUGATE AND CONTROL ANOTHER HUMAN BEING THROUGH THE USE OF HUMILIATION, FEAR, AND PHYSICAL OR VERBAL ASSAULTS. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE IN TODAY'S SOCIETY BECAUSE IT HAS SUCH A PROFOUND NEGATIVE AFFECT ON THE ABUSEDVIEW DOCUMENT
951 words - 4 pagesFamily ValuesThe concept of "family values" is rooted in each individual culture thus making the values different for different societies. In addition, cultures change over time in response to economic, political, and cultural developments. Therefore, "family values" vary from household to household, from country to country, and from generation to generation. There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living. Some families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as mediocre may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. I think the most significant values of the family are unity, honesty andVIEW DOCUMENT
1273 words - 5 pages A family is recognized as a group of people who shares DNA, love, respect, commitment and will to help one another within any situation. The importance of a family is to instruct children and gives guidance about personal values and social behavior. Unfortunately, in today’s world countless problems complicate this meaning. Issues such as incest, absent father figure, lack of communication, divorce, domestic violence, balance of work and materialism are many of the reasons why families continue to fail. These issues are categorized into three categories, which are social, emotional, and financial. Social issues or social problems relates to the perceptions of one’s life and moralVIEW DOCUMENT
636 words - 3 pagesIn the 1960s, the American family consisted of four or five members, called the nuclear family: father, mother, and two or three children. Where the father worked full-time the mother usually stayed home as a housewife. The traditional family has been changing rapidly enduring many changes in the recent decades. Changes such as structural and values regarding marriage and divorce, gender roles and same sex or VIEW DOCUMENT
503 words - 2 pages When raising a child one is taught values by their families that they feel are important for their child to have. I believe that family values consist of certain actions and qualities that are important to a family to uphold. Values that are important in my family are honesty, trust and to have respect for others. Each of these values is equally important in my family. They played a big role into making me the person I am now.
Growing up in my family taught me that honesty is the best policy. When I would get into trouble as a child I would often try to lie to my mom thinking that would save me from being punished. I soon learned that lying would only get me into more trouble than I wasVIEW DOCUMENT
563 words - 2 pagesEvery year my family and I attend my uncles' house for Christmas. This is a family tradition that I have followed since I was born. It is very important to me that I attend this holiday party at my uncles' house. It is important because I only get to see my family a few times a year and it means a lot to me to be able to spend time with them. Traditions in today's world are like college students with computers. It isn't necessary for one to own a computer but it makes everything a lot better and easier to become successful. A wise man once stated that to be alive is one thing, but to have aVIEW DOCUMENT
554 words - 2 pagesFirst off, before making important notes about the video, I would like to comment that for me the videos really help add to the class. It helps bring to life all of the readings. There were several things I noticed in the video Dadi's Family that related well to the readings that we have been using in class. I will proceed to show three of these relations that were the most intriguing to me. In Robbie E. Davis-Floyd's article entitled "Gender and Ritual- Giving Birth the American Way," one of the first things heVIEW DOCUMENT
1338 words - 5 pagesFamily Breakdown
Many problems affect our society, and each problem presents us with different challenges and obstacles. The most prevalent of these problems are crime, poverty, and poor education. Collectively, society looks toward the government to intervene and find a solution to these problems. This is easily illustrated by reflecting back to our last presidential election. The two candidates, George Bush and Al Gore, gave their views and outlined the agendas they hoped to implement in order to resolve society’s problems. Mr. Gore proposed that we give more economic relief to individuals to increase their economic status, thereby reducing the need for crime and providing moreVIEW DOCUMENT
1478 words - 6 pagesFamily Law – Summative Assessment
Currently the divorce law in England and Wales operates a fault-based system whereby the court grants a divorce if a person can prove that their marriage has broken down. The break down in the marriage can only be due to one of the following five reasons – adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion after two years, two years' separation with consent or five years' separation without consent. These requirements were established in the case of Buffery v Buffery  2 FLR 365.
The procedure requires the petitioner to file a divorce petition to the court listing one or more of these reasons for divorce. Upon agreement of the petition grounds orVIEW DOCUMENT
1387 words - 6 pagesA family is made up of two or more people, related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing in the same home. Society’s definition of ‘family’ is expanding and includes single parents, blended families, unrelated individuals living cooperatively, and homosexual couples, among others. Unfortunately, family guidelines have been slow to catch up to changing trends in modern lifestyles (Crawford, 1999).
The complex family, or a family structure involving more than two adults, was prevalent before the industrial revolution. The primary component in traditional society was the group, not the individual. Individuals functioned as part of groups in such a way that their lives were greatlyVIEW DOCUMENT
1134 words - 5 pagesExperiential family therapy is one that believes the root cause of the problems in the families is a result of emotional suppression. This theory is focused on freedom experiencing emotions in the here-and-now. Experiential family therapists believe clients should seek self-fulfillment and focus on individual’s roles in the family rather than on the family as a whole. In order to promote growth, the individual and family must both grow. Once families are emotionally healthy, healthy attachments can then be made. I am drawn to this approach because of its focus on the individual. I believe that if individuals are healthy, family roles will become clearer and the system as a whole will becomeVIEW DOCUMENT
2523 words - 10 pagesWhat is a family business?
Within every major economy, a great factor in providing the energy of the core of the nations economy is the small and medium enterprises. These cluster of firms are what provide new economic activity, new innovative products and services, along with growing employment and in general a crucial system in ensuring the economy is at a stable growth level. With a majority of this activity stemming from family controlled or managed businesses, the focus on developing a global and long term perspective for these firms are ever growing in importance because of the global perspective entrepreneurship has started to take.
A family business refers to a company where theVIEW DOCUMENT
538 words - 2 pagesResearching your family tree can be a great learning experience. It can be fun and rewarding. Everyone deserves to know their roots and where they came from. Knowing your past can help you redefine who you are and help you know more about why your parents are the way they are. When making your family tree, there are a few tips to help you stay on task. The first thing to remember when making a family tree is that family trees cannot be accomplished overnight. It can take a long time, in most cases, to gather informationVIEW DOCUMENT
752 words - 3 pagesDifferent Aspects of Family StructuresWhat society defines to be a family has changed drastically over the recent decades. No longer is it defined as a mother, a father, and their children living together under one roof. In the year 2011, families can consist of a single mother and her child, two fathers and their children, two mothers and their child, or just a man and a woman living together under one roof without any children. Regardless of the structure, families share the same living quarters. A family can also comprise of relatives including cousins, aunts and uncles, grandchildren, or even lifelong family friends that are now referred to as family.According to the VIEW DOCUMENT
569 words - 2 pagesEveryones familys are unique. Either they are full of trouble, full of siblings, or small. But no madder how big, or small your family is, or how many differences everyones famailys have, there is one thing each of our familys have in common. Familys are complex, its made into a system of roles played by each sibling and family member. One or more people can play one or more roles in the family.For example, its starts with the father and mother, or the addict and the enabler. The addict, usually the father, is addictided to a substance. Lets say this dad is an alcoholic. dad isn't happy unless he has his daily 6VIEW DOCUMENT
989 words - 4 pagesWhen we think of a western family, the standard nuclear family comes to mind, working father, stay-at-home mom and a flock of children. This is no longer the case, in the past 50 years the family has changed significantly and continues to change. These changes are greatly due to the equalization of women's rights and the massive expansion of available communications technology.Modern families are much smaller than they were in the past. Both of my parents came from very large families and their parents before them, but when we get to my generation suddenly the big families are gone, one, two and three child families are the norm. There are still large families around, butVIEW DOCUMENT
788 words - 3 pagesFamily relationships
It is debatable whether family relationships are central to the novel
‘Emma’ and are indeed the foundations on which Highbury is built.
Families may be viewed as objects of satire, as those featured are a
source of financial rather than emotional support. Throughout the
novel, status is built upon class position, material possession and
finance, its characters eager to display such ‘qualities’. This essay
shall demonstrate the emphasis placed upon wealth and social status,
identify and interpret corresponding family units, as well as explore
the use of match-making and marital agreements.
The large proportion of families, contradict the perception thatVIEW DOCUMENT
692 words - 3 pagesToday?s Family Families in America today are extremely different from a family forty years ago. In today?s society a family can consist of a one or two parent home, adoptive households, a grandparent could take on the role of a parent, and there are also same sex families. Families are also smaller in numbers. In the past, many children were born into one family, but today there are a smaller number of children born into a family.For many single parent homes either a mother or a father will raiseVIEW DOCUMENT
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760 words - 3 pages The first family tradition I want to talk about relates to the fact that I'm half Moroccan.
Ever since I was a child, we would go as a family every summer vacation to Morocco. It
started longer than I can remember, and it is still continued until today. I would say that my
mother was behind the idea of this tradition, but definitely my father has as much
appreciation for the tradition as her. My mother's appreciation for this tradition comes from
the prospective of meeting her family and friends. Even though she was married and had a
family of her own, I always got the feeling from her that no matter where life takes you, you
don't forget your parents and siblings. SheVIEW DOCUMENT
828 words - 3 pagesIn the play Antigone by Sophocles, we meet many characters, but more importantly Antigone and Creon. Antigone is the niece of Creon and sister of Polyneices. Creon is the father of Haemon and king of Thebes. By the end of the play we see that Antigone is right and Creon is wrong. It is true that both Antigone and Creon are at fault, but Creon should be held more responsible for the tragedy.
Throughout the play we see Antigone’s devotion to tradition and family. In her conversation with her sister, Ismene, she says, “You may do as you like, / Since apparently the laws of the gods mean nothing to you” (Prologue. 60-61). She does not fear the consequences of her actions, even if her uncle’sVIEW DOCUMENT
1180 words - 5 pagesIn Canada the definition of family is as diverse as the ethnic, racial and religious make up of the country. Webster's dictionary (1994) defines family as: 1. a fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children, a: two or more people who share goals and values, have long-term commitments to one another, and reside usually in the same dwelling place. 2: all the members of a household under one roof. 3: a group of persons sharing common ancestry. Lineage, especially distinguished lineage. 4: a locally independent organized crime unit, as of the Cosa Nostra. 5: a) a group of like things; a class. b) a group of individuals derived from a commonVIEW DOCUMENT