Farm Girl

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Assignment 1.2 Summary and Personal Response – Revision
Mike Sopkowiak
Anna Cahill
English 115
08/12/2013

Assignment 1.2 Summary and Personal Response Final Draft
In the essay “Farm Girl” Written by Jessica Hemauer I think one of the main points in the story is the work ethics that are taught at a young age turns to make them successful at life. A family of three girls Jessica who the story is told from her perspective. And Sisters Angie, Melissa and one boy Nick that work on the farm to provide for themselves. They all do chores get up two hours before school and start milking the cows feeding the calves and cleaning up the barn. When there are done with their morning chores and get cleaned up they are rewarded with a hot breakfast. Hemauer, j. Farm Girl While attending school Jessica express a desire to be like the city kids get up an hour before school, attend before and after school functions. She doesn’t tell her friend’s that she has to do all the chores at home and that’s why she doesn’t play basketball or any other sports. Her dad has a family meeting letting them know the farm is growing and more chores will need to be done. Hemauer, j. Farm Girl In eight grade she pleaded with her dad to let her play basketball and he said yes just make sure your chores get done. She quickly became the team’s starting point guard, she was thrilled to be on a team and still kept her word with her father. She did her chores in morning and after basketball, she felt she was starting to have a life. It wasn’t too long after that dad had another family meeting to let them know the farm is even grown more and its time the kids stop helping and he was going to hire some help. She felt it was he’s way of thanking us for all the hard work we have done over the years we were all excited. Hemauer, j. Farm Girl
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