Remember Who You Are

Topics: Cathy Guisewite, Debut albums, Mother Pages: 2 (604 words) Published: March 18, 2008
In "Remember Who You Are" by Cathy Guisewite, Guisewite discusses the fact that women do so much more then men. In Guisewite's first passage labeled " Give up the quest for perfection and shoot for five good minutes in a row", she discusses the fact that when women do in actual fact more work then men that they don't get the credit they deserve. Guisewite also talks about how she would pressure her self into losing weight, and at the end of her college education at the University of Michigan she gained weight. Then she went commented about how big she got and ridiculed her self by saying "…… my college education cost my parents a thousands dollars a pound."(71).

In Guisewite's second passage labeled " Remember what you love", Guisewite talks about her family and how considerate and concerned with how others fell about them. First she discusses about how they're at the Union ordering some coffee. The mother wants to take a picture of her and her father, but the father insists on taking the picture because of the mother's terrible picture taking abilities. Then they were both holding up lines so mother insisted on taking pictures of all the other graduates and their parents, and also getting all their addresses to mail it to them all. Then the father felt even more guilty about what his wife was doing so he went and bought doughnuts for everyone in line. Then to top it all off the mother was so concerned with mess left by all doughnuts that were eaten she went to the back in the kitchen and grabbed a broom to start sweeping up all of the crumbs. Then so Guisewite was getting really fed up with all of it. Then she begins to discuss about how she really doesn't have many friends, and how them you can count on some you cant. Then she discuses a little about school, and how she became a writer because of the class she took about one of her favorite books Ulysses. Then at the end she lightens up a little and talks about enjoy college to the fullest and pick the...
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