Analytical Comparison Essay

1236 words 5 pages
Ms. Sadler
Analytical Comparison Essay - REVISED
01 Dec. 2011
Dysfunctional Children Raised By Disobedient Parents Dysfunctional children all have one main factor to their disobedience and that is horrible parenting. From a single mother raising the child to parents fighting and arguing inside the house in front of the kids. The article, Eminem is Right: The Primal Scream of Teenage Music, By Mary Eberstadt, demonstrates that dysfunctional kids show the greatest emotion due to disobedient parenting. All of this was compared to music from today’s artists. The article, Don’t Mention the Family, By Jason Cowley, Has many segments from different publishers showing the cons of all parenting. From single mothers, beat down
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Eberstadt states that, “the “visuals” from the song show clearly what the lyrics depict—hordes of disaffected kids. Flashbacks to bad home lives, screaming out to the singer who feels their pain.” Eminem gets criticized for being foul-mouthed, and hate of others, but he offers a cautionary tale that speaks to our civilization’s growing depravity. The only ones who understand Eminem’s pain was his fans, and their parents still had no clue what was going on with their children. In the article, Don’t Mention The Family, By Jason Cowley, mentions from one of his sources that poverty is the real issues, not fathers. Most single parents are poor. We shouldn’t blame the parents, but the Government as well. Better welfare causes single parents from becoming poor. Another point he brings into his argument is that having both parents in the house is not the best choice either. Parents will argue and fight in front of their children and can cause a huge mental and emotional confrontation within the child. Parents will debate what their roles is as a parent are in the household. “So, what the left should “get” is family values based on an ethic of care and underpinned by one of justice, which enshrines the value of equality” (Lister). Another point Cowley argues is that a stable family is a key to a young child’s early years. Good parenting, which usually includes both parents, and help from the grandparents, can surpass


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