Essay on Family Is A Perfect Family

1599 Words Apr 28th, 2016 7 Pages
Concerning the repetitive question “has family devolved or evolved over time,” I believe that family has definitely changed but not necessarily for the better. When discussing this, you have to take into consideration, the time spent with your family. Back in the past, families would come together every night for a home cooked meal. The mother would stay home and tend to the household duties, while the father went out and worked to support his family. Now day’s most women are single mothers who have to work and support their children alone. The family that we used to know has vanished and you very rarely will see a “perfect family.”
At its most basic, then, a family consists of an adult and his or her offspring. Most commonly, it consists of two married adults, usually a man and a woman (almost always from different lineages and not related by blood) along with their offspring, usually living in a private and separate dwelling.
Evolving in the wrong from this quote is where it mentions “containing a man and a woman.” Our society has vanished from the right doings, such as, gay marriage. “At the beginning of the 21st century, family law and the notion of family itself was further complicated by calls for acceptance of same-sex marriages and nontraditional families.”
The familial unit in the story, besides its more serious themes, "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O’Connor contains some mercilessly funny comedy about a dysfunctional family and the ways they get on…

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