Us and Them
The short story "Us and Them" by David Sedaris shows different aspects about the relationship between two families. Sedaris was pointing about the people who don't have TV in their houses, and how their life's it looks like without TV as in Tomkey's family who don't believe in TV and his family, and he described his neighbor as his new TV show . The simple thing of not watching TV is presenting that the family should be much closer to each other as in Tomkey's family, and better than the author's family, which is a really good thing to have a good relationship between the families, and it can affect how that family respect the existence of their relatives. Also, every different family has their chance to do what they like, certain families decide to try and keep up with other families, in this case having a television, but other families like the Tomkey's decide that they need not follow this social approach. What he didn't realize was that since the Tomkeys didn't have a TV, "Well, it's a boat trailer," Mr. Tomkey said, they entertained themselves in other ways like taking a boating trip and having real conversations amongst themselves at the dinner table. Both the third grader and the two Tomkey kids belonged to a family; the families just had different ways of doing things. Furthermore, the author was cruise because Tomkey's family don't have a TV and he thought they are weird. Then he started to hate them because they took his candy, but at first he was pitied them and treated them as though they are missing out something. And it was really funny when the Tomkeys put on their door "Don't be Greedy" about the candy, however this exactly how was the author facing about the candy when Tomkey's family came in the second day of Halloween, and his mom told him to bring what he earned from the candy. Also, They ate their dinner late because they didn't know what it was supposed to be like. They talked during dinner about their own lives because they...
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