You can find the reading here:
Please respond to these two comments in one paragraph each (which is about the reading) informal and direct way (like saying: I agree with you…. , that a good answer but I have different opinion than yours which is I think …., what do you mean by …., or any think )
First comment: At the end of “The Garden Party”, Laura says to her brother after seeing the corpse of the working class man, “isin’t life…” These are the only words she can conjecture to describe her feelings about the topic. I think that she was so overcome with many different emotions, that it was incredibly difficult for her to describe what life is in just a few words. She describes the experience at the house as marvelous, even through she was describing seeing the affects of death and despair. Laura is from an upper class family, so she would not normally be exposed to this type of thing. When she is exposed, I think that she sees more than just the bureaucratic functions and aspects of a rich family. It is a lesson that teaches her about grief, humility, and passion. Trying to describe these new experiences to her brother is difficult for her because life is so much more than one or two or three or four etc. things. Her brother understands her mental state after seeing death and how others cope with it, so he simply agrees with her. It would have made her more upset to try to describe what life actually is, and I think that he may have had the same experience in his life at some point as well. He was able to connect & comfort with her, which shows he likely cannot summarize the very complex thing that is life with few descriptive words either.
Second comment: Throughout the story, Laura is constantly trying to “understand” and be one of the common folk, remarking on the workers looks and the joviality and wishing they could be her friends. She is also shown as being “sympathetic” when it comes to the death of the man at her gate, not wanting to continue celebrating even though her neighbours are in mourning. Which is all well and good, but Laura’s perspective is forcibly seen through rose-tinted glasses. Sure, she may want to be their friends, but she doesn’t exercise any effort to actually help them put up the tent. And when her mother basically forces her to take the rest of the sandwiches and cream puffs to the neighbour’s house, since Laura seemingly “cares” about them so much, she backsteps on her intentions. She wants to go but she doesn’t, because the severity of the common folk’s world and being surrounded by it makes her feel incredibly uncomfortable.
All of this is to say that the last lines of the story are something of a metaphor for Laura’s revelation on how the world is. She’s seen the death of a common man, and the suffering his wife goes through, yet she has no words for it. She’s spoken in very flowery language throughout the entire story, but the harshness of death has robbed her of all her pretty words. Her failure to convey her proper meaning to her brother and him trying to “fill in the blank” with no answer of any real substance helps to pull the pretty veil of their lifestyle over their eyes again so they can be sheltered from what’s really out there. It’s like an adult patting a kid on the head when they can’t fully understand something, and telling them “you’ll get it when you’re older.” Except that’s not likely to happen with the upper class way of living.

Order a unique copy of this paper
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

At Solution Essays, we are determined to deliver high-quality papers to our clients at a fair price. To ensure this happens effectively, we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees. This guarantees will ensure you enjoy using our website which is secure and easy to use.

Money-back guarantee

Most companies do not offer a money-back guarantee but with Solution Essays, it’s either a quality paper or your money back. Our customers are assured of high-quality papers and thus there are very rare cases of refund requests due to quality concern.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

All our papers are written from scratch and according to your specific paper instructions. This minimizes any chance of plagiarism. The papers are also passed through a plagiarism-detecting software thus ruling out any chance of plagiarism.

Read more

Free-revision policy

We offer free revisions in all orders delivered as long as there is no alteration in the initial order instruction. We will revise your paper until you are fully satisfied with the order delivered to you.

Read more

Privacy policy

All data on our website is stored as per international data protection rules. This ensures that any personal data you share with us is stored safely. We never share your personal data with third parties without your consent.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

Ordering and sending money to us is an indication that you are purchasing our products and services. To have business talks laid out in the official language, you can check on our terms and conditions and get more information about this.

Read more

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Order your essay today and save 30% with the discount code: LEMONADEPlace Order