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Homework Help: English - ms. sue

Posted by Mohammad on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 10:15pm.

ms. sue this be the first bit half of chapter 1.

the main character talk about millenium issue i not really get it. question be how simple it be for issues to get out of control.

"I am ninety. Or ninety-three. one or the other. When you're five, you know your age down to the month, Even in your twenties you know how old you are. i'm twenty-three, you say or maybe twenty-seven. but then in your thirties something strange starts to happen. it's a mere hiccup at first, an instant of hesitation. How old are you? Oh, I'm - you start confidently, but then you stop. You were going to say thirty-three, but you're not. You're thirty-five. And then you're bothered, because you wonder if this is the beginning of the end. it is, of course, but it's decades before you admit it.

You start to forget words: they're on the tip of your tongue, but instead of eventually dislodging, they stay there. You go upstairs to fetch something, and by the time you get there you can't remember what it was you were after. You call your child by the names of all your other children and finally the dog before you get to his. Sometimes you forget what day it is. and finally you forget the year.

Actually, it's not so much that i've forgotten. it's more like i've stopped keeping track. We're past the millennium, that much i know - such a fuss and bother over nothing, all those young golks clucking with worry and buying canned food because somebody was too lazy to leave space for four digits instead of two - but that could have been last month or three years ago. And besides, what does is really matter? What's the difference between three weeks or three years or even three decades of mushy peas, tapioca, and Depends undergarments?

I am ninety. Or ninety-three. One or the other.

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