Inside were curtains, a couch, a stove, potholders. If you were in fact to let go or be ripped from that something that brought you all that you would lose your sense of sanctuary.
“When I was six or seven years old.” Writes Lee, “I used to watch my mother as she prepared our favorite meals”(P.1) This reminds me of when I was little an still today with my daughter Isabella, my mother prepares our food and we sit around her or on the table and watch her cook.
During the course of the class so far we have read a number of short stories and poems, about people and their home and their share of experiences with family.
From what I can read my family does not resemble any of these stories except “Coming Home Again” By Chang-Rae-Lee.
That is one of the basic reasons for the majority of people to want to from the basement (literally or metaphorically speaking).
I think it is because a person’s home serves as the best reflection of a personality on the outside world.
It is true even if someone doesn’t spend most of their time at home; at least they spend it there regularly.
“Look at the pictures and the cutlery.” Larkin writes ''The music in the piano stool. They represent the things about the home that makes it “alive” and that when we are gone it misses us.
But In The essay “Homeless” by Ana Quindlen she writes, “She had a house, or at least once upon a time had one. This goes to show that having a house is to have a place of sanity and is a feeling of pride and ownership.