The Home Places Carter Analysis

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Carter begins “The Home Place” by painting a picture in the reader 's head of what the farm he lived on looked like. He explains all the components starting off by telling the reader how the barn was large and perfectly symmetrical. He explains the history behind the barn and how a Scottish carpenter built it. Carter says “Daddy was very proud of its appearance and its practical arrangement..”(Carter. 187) there was a spot and a section for each type of animal, also an area to keep all the supplies for each of the animals. Carter refers to his father indirectly quite a few times in this essay. He explains how his dad has a nice farm, a commissary store, and a large fenced in garden. This shows that his father probably worked hard for what he had and was proud of it. Carter goes on to say “Daddy encouraged me to spend time with Jack Clark, knowing it was the best way to get educated about farm life.” (Carter. 187) this shows that the father paid attention to Carter 's interests and wanted him to be educated about work on the farm. Carter makes it clear that not only his father is important when running the farm but so is Jack Clark. He briefly touches on his …show more content…
It was built at my grandparents and it was my favorite place to play when I was over there. My brother, my cousins, and I used to spend the night in the playhouse, but I don 't think I ever spent a full night in it because I was always too scared of being outside at night without my parents. To this day I still vividly remember playing with my tea set and barbie dolls while inside my playhouse. My grandparent’s house was about 10 minutes away from my childhood home. I lived in Gilroy, California in a ranch style house with a fenced in backyard. I had a huge fish tank in my room with many goldfish and a rainbow oscar fish. My room was decorated in all pink because it was and still is my favorite

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