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1. In the story “An Ex-mas Feast”, describe the relationships both: – Among the members of the family that is the prominent focus of the story, and – Between the main family and their neighbors. Please offer three ways the main family is socially like your own family, and three ways in which it is socially different. Lastly, explain your view of the way the neighbor family either supports the main family in the story, or undermines the main family. Keep in mind that “similarity” does not mean “identical to”. Connections you make may be metaphorical or allegorical, or many other possibilities, in how you relate these works to people you know. This is short story about the poor family. In “An Ex-mas Feast” the main character faces the problem of hunger and poverty. Jigana and his siblings lack food and basic needs so their eldest sister, Maisha, has to work as a prostitute for money to send her bother to school. The connection between me and the story is I grow up in a poor family too and my parents have to work 2 jobs to send me to school. Different we try to find the job to make money not turn to prostitute as the character- Maisha.