Home Alone remains to this day a Christmas time classic in which an eight-year old boy, Kevin McCallister, remains at home for Christmas while his family vacations in France. Kevin stands as one member of the sizeable McCallister family. Being the youngest of several children, he gets picked on all of the time and is not shown much respect. When preparations begin for the family vacation, Kevin gets punished and reveals his “wish” to live alone, free of the family chaos. His wish becomes a reality when he oversleeps as his family heads for the airport. During the week, Kevin is free to do as he pleases, but he soon misses his family. Two burglars attempt to raid the McCallister home and he is left to defend himself (Hughes). Kevin enjoys the newfound freedom that this lifestyle has to offer, but he later discovers the absence of love that only his family can provide.
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