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How to explain each quotes in a sentence?

 

“The lack of interaction with others is the worm that eats away a person’s sociability, making them a target for all kinds of dysfunctional attitudes and elderly problems” (Dr. Turner, Karen) “It’s better to choose activities that suit the needs of the elderly than to exclude them from fun” (Fessler,Wes).

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I would take each of your sentences and make a little list of the things you think it might be saying. Make sure not to just summarize or restate what it is saying. In making your list of ideas, think of how you would finish these two sentence starters:

  • This quote shows...
  • This quote is important because...

In looking at your first quote, I might have a list that looks like this:

  • Man must thrive on human interaction.
  • The stage in life wherein that interaction has potential to drop is in elderly years, after retirement.
  • Lack of interaction cripples the elderly possibly more than disease or faulty muscle tone.
  • Living alone deteriorates one's social ability
  • Potential struggles may be depression, anxiety, and fear.
  • Getting lost in their own mind may even be one of their struggles.

After looking at all the ideas I am capable of generating, I mix up about 3 of them in one sentence to make myself sound intelligent and show some interpretation of the quote I am using.

You try with your second quote.

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To paraphrase or explain the first quote in your question, you basically just need to interpret the metaphor and put it in your own words. 

You could write something like this:

  • Lack of interaction with others, leads to more lack of interaction with others, which then leads to:  problems of not knowing how to interact with others, having negative attitudes toward others, and having additional problems common for the elderly. 

or

  • Not interacting with others leads to one not being able to interact with others, which leads to negative attitudes toward others as well as other problems.

The second quote simply means that it is better to pick activities that the elderly can do and are interested in doing, than to not have any activities for them at all. 

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How to explain each quotes in a sentence? The lack of interaction with others is the worm that eats away a person’s sociability, making them a target for all kinds of dysfunctional attitudes and elderly problems” (Dr. Turner, Karen) “It’s better to choose activities that suit the needs of the elderly than to exclude them from fun” (Fessler,Wes)

I believe that the first quote by Dr. Karen Turner is saying that people need to be more productive and energetic. These kinds of attitudes will keep people involved in life. If we do not interact with others, we will become anti social. This is especially true for elderly people who are often very lonely and isolated.

The second quote by Wes Fessler simply means that the elderly must have activities available that cater to their needs. If we do not cater to them then they will not participate and this can be very harmful to their personal well being, both emotionally and physically. I think that Fessler believes in this very passionately because at one time in his life a ladder fell out from under him and left him disabled for a period of time. He knows first hand how important it is to remain involved in activities that you not only enjoy but activities that you are physically able to participate in as well.

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How to explain each quotes in a sentence? The lack of interaction with others is the worm that eats away a person’s sociability, making them a target for all kinds of dysfunctional attitudes and elderly problems” (Dr. Turner, Karen) “It’s better to choose activities that suit the needs of the elderly than to exclude them from fun” (Fessler,Wes)

Both of these quotes seem to be discussing how elderly people should be treated and how the elderly should act so as to remain happy.

The first quote is saying that old people really need to interact with others.  She is saying that old people who just keep to themselves will soon come to have really bad attitudes and will be unhappy.

The second quote is saying that old people need to be included in activities.  It is saying that it is a good idea to figure out activities that old people can participate in.

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