Comparison Of Family Time In Tom And Douglass's Dandelion Wine

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Many things have changed from 1928 to present day, although many things still remain the same after these many years. While reading Dandelion Wine I really enjoyed being able to see these differences and similarities throughout the story. Some major aspects include family, technology, and safety. In 1928 it was common to spend a lot of time together as a family. One of the many traditions in Dandelion Wine would be them gathering as a family. In Dandelion Wine, Tom and Douglass spend parts of their days helping grandfather pick dandelions (Bradbury 13). After they pick them, grandfather presses them making Dandelion Wine. They make a bottle each day of summer, so that in the winter they will have plenty and be able to have a taste of summer …show more content…
It was a major part of peoples day back in 1928. I think that this is still very relevant today. Many times through the book they all gather around to listen to the radio together as a family. Today a lot of people still gather together as a family and not necessarily listen to the radio, but watch television or a movie together. I can relate to this a lot. I love to be able to spend time with my family all together watching a show or movie. One of my favorite things to do is to watch “Grey’s Anatomy” with my mom. It is both one of our favorite shows and love being able to spend that quality time with her watching something that we both …show more content…
They would spend time talking about what happened during there day (31). When I was younger my great aunt and uncle would babysit my brothers and I everyday. They would pick us up from school, along with most of my cousins. I always looked forward to going there everyday and spending time with my family, it was always lots of fun. They lived on a main road and had a big front porch. They had a white porch swing with some rocking chairs. When we finished our homework we would go outside and sit on the porch. We would play a game where we each would choose a car color and then we would count how many cars passed by in our color. This game was always a lot of fun. Also one of my favorite times on the porch was during storms. The porch was covered so whenever it was storming we would sit on the porch and watch the storm. It was always so

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