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Explain the significance of Emerald Isle to the Sedaris family.

Emerald Isle is where the Sedaris family holidayed every year when they were children, and they always dreamed of owning a beach house there. However, they stopped going for many years after their mother died and only return when David makes the pointed effort to get them together there and to finally buy the beach house. As such, trips to Emerald Isle represent their identity as a family as it was always their mother to held them together and now David is taking on that role after her death and bringing them back together regularly in a place with happy memories.

Discuss why David often seeks comfort and solidarity among his siblings.

It is clear that David's siblings, due to their shared experiences, have many similarities to him and understand him in a way that people outside...

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