Analysis Of Jeffery 's ' The Baby Boomer Generation ' Essay

1888 Words Dec 8th, 2016 8 Pages
I have interviewed Jeffery for this assignment. Jeffery is a 65 years old male who is a relative of ours. I interviewed him during the family annual thanks giving gathering, which makes an ideal occasion to conduct this kind of interview. Jeffery lives in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, which is located in what considered to be Southern Maryland. Jeffery was born in the state of Iowa. He had an unusual childhood—he lived in a family that moves constantly; therefore even though he was born in Iowa, he did not spend much times living there. Just like everyone in his age group, Jeffery was a part of the baby boomer generation. The baby boomer generation was the result of increase fertility rate after the end of the WWII, and is hallmarked by having large families. In this point of view, Jeffery’s family can be said as a typical baby boomer family—he had seven brothers and one sister. When asked about his grandparents, he recalled that his grandmother was very strict, and his grandfather was very quiet, but respectable; when he speaks, he speaks with a sense of authority and determination that forces other family members to listen. Jeffery had a profound memory of his house. He recalled that the house was on a farm in rural Iowa. It was a coal burning house, so in the winter, he would sit in front of the heating grate all the time in seek of warmth. Because of the size of his family, he did not have his own room, he had to share it with his brother. Perhaps it was common at the…

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