David-Sedaris "This old house”

Apr 28th, 2015
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In “The Old House” by David Sedaris, the author was trying to explain that her mother knew how to decorate her house by practicing most of the time. She knew for sure that the children will mess up whatever she had already fix which is why she chose long-lasting furniture instead the nicest one orendurable. When someone has a child it’s always good to have what is durable instead of looking for what is beautiful when you know it will not last. Most of the beautiful things never last long.

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This old house by David Sedaris Jobsony LaRose Devry University In The Old House by David Sedaris, the author was trying to explain that her mother knew how to decorate her house by practicing most of the time. She knew for sure that the children will mess up whatever she had already fix which is why she chose long-lasting furniture instead the nicest one or endurable. When someone has a child its always good to have what is durable instead of looking for what is beautiful when you know it will not last. Most of the beautiful things never last long.To continue, there are many different kind of wood. She indicates that the set was made of teak, and had been finished with Tung oil. This quote mean that this kind of oil brighten the table and made it very nice. She brought that dinner right after she got married and that nothing was more beautiful than that dinner room. In addition, he went away to visit an old friend in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Later, he certain that he wanted to stay there and find work and place to stay. His work was based on dishwasher but hoping that he will progress from that position. Then he got himself a house to stay with the first checks. This statement meant that life is in general is from one stages to the other.Moreover, he chose the house no matter how it looked because somewhere to stay. He said that "If it's not new and shiny, they don't want anything to do with i

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