Family: Blessing or Curse

Much Ado About Nothing

Famous Quote

“He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stands a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure, too.”

-Benjamin Franklin

4.1 Lines 130-132

Why ever was thou lovely in my eyes? Why had I not with charitable hand took up a beggars issue at my gates?
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Application

From this theme we can learn that your family's actions can make you think that they are a curse or a blessing. For example a single mom taking care of 5 kids and can't provide for them. You can't provide for your family because you lost your job. You may think this is a curse because you lost your job and you can't provide anything to the things you need to take care of.