Let It Snow David Sedaris Analysis

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The story titled “Let it snow” written by David Sedaris is about a fifth-grader whose mother’s alcoholism affected his family. In the story the author comes up with a plan to teach his parents a lesson. The story centers a snowstorm and children playing in it. The story talks about the narrator’s mother who has a drinking problem and how she mistreats her children. Disturbing Episodes in the author’s life, and all the anger the children felt for being abused by their mother. The narrator, as a fifth-grader, thinks he can teach his parents a lesson by having his sister get hit by a car and that will be the solution, a way of punishing his parents for being treated unjust. The story was disturbing because the narrator David Sedaris describes

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