• Poetry Essay
     The main relationship in the two poems “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke and “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath is portrayed by the bond between a father and his child. Though both poems have the same overall subject, they can be perceived differently. In “Daddy”, Sylvia Plath represented the relationship...
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  • Full Fathom
    "Full Fathom Five" she describe her father in beautiful and abstract terms which signify aspects to the relatioship Plath had with her father.  This poem, along with other works from Sylvia Plath, provide a lot of insight into the type of relationship she might have had with her father.   The imagery...
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  • Spanish Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns
    is. Those Pronouns can accompany, describe and replace a noun. When they accompany and describe a noun they are also known as Possessive Adjectives.                  Example: • Mi coche es nuevo – My car is new (observe that “mi” accompanies and describes the noun “coche”) Possessive pronouns...
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  • Analysis of Daddy by Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia Plath The definition of father is a male parent. For some people the word father goes much deeper than that. A father is someone who protects you and loves you, gives you guidance and advice, and is the one person you can always count on. But for some people a father is just that, a male parent;...
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  • Family
    make you who you are. They are your blood. Your family is the people that you care most about, but at the same time because you are so comfortable being around them, they are the people whom you sometimes take your anger out on. On the other hand, sometimes members of your family aren’t ever around, and...
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  • Daddy, Sylvia Plath
    had with her father. In Daddy, Plath depicts herself as a victim, as she compares herself to a Jew and her father as a Nazi. She uses this train metaphor to depict herself as a victimized Jew who is being taken away to a concentration camp. Plath uses allusions to describe her father as Hitler, as...
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  • English Literature[EXAM]
    Sylvia Plath describes the author’s relationship and feelings towards her father that have also carried over into all of her relationships with men. In the poem her father is shown to be all powerful, Godlike and a “ghastly statue”. She describes her feelings that she must kill her father “Daddy I have...
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  • The Victims
    In the poem, the poet addresses the issue of broken families were the Father neglects the family due to their jobs. The question however, is who the real victim in the scenario is? Initially, the poet writes about her experiences as a child and she expressed the frustration and angst that one experiences...
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  • My Papa's Waltz
    “My Papa’s Waltz”, Theodore Roethke describes diverse emotions of the poet’s bedtime dance with his father. As their dance continues, it reveals complexicity between their relationships. The poet describes his experiences and emotions while he is dancing with his father. He begins his poem by mentioning...
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  • jytngh
    Groups In your groups, go over your assigned questions and write down your answers in your Notes section of your reading notebook. While you are only required to answer your assigned questions, feel free to take notes during our class discussion. Once we open to class discussion, you and your group will...
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  • Daddy by Sylvia Plath
    reader through Plath’s life with an oppressive father. Through detailed, five-line stanzas she gives examples to compare her life to that of a Jew or to the lady that lived in a shoe. Plath uses visual imagery of a Nazi, in particular, Adolf Hitler to describe her father’s oppressive ways. The poem gives...
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  • Quality of Daddy
    narrator has lost her father at a time where she needed him the most in her life. It seems like the poem was written in order to relief repressed emotions because of the deep sorrow and anger regarding the death of the father. “Daddy” is an accusation poem of abandonment against her father. The speaker makes...
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  • The victims
    Olds is a poem, which gives us an elaborated and refined view of a tortured family in our modern society. It describes the immature resentment of the young speaker and her family towards the father, and the more mature expression of sympathy of the grown up speaker. The poem is divided into two parts...
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  • Those Winter Sundays and My Papa’s Waltz
    looks back on how her father sacrificed everything for the family and never seemed to be fully appreciated “….No one ever thanked him” (5). In “My Papa’s Waltz” the narrator is a boy “Could make a small boy dizzy” (line 2), looking back at a time where he played joyfully with his father. In “My Papa’s...
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  • MIDWINTER
    character and describe what they are like (their traits) and provide evidence to support your conclusions? Thomas: Thomas is a nice and curious boy who was brought up by his uncle till he was 12 years old. He was misled almost all of his life to believe that his uncle was his father till he found out...
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  • Deep Water Essay
    symbolism, Julia’s father imparts coming-of-age wisdom that will be instrumental for Julia as she begins to navigate life without her parents. Julia’s father introduces an allegory of Julia’s first swimming lesson to establish a focus on Julia’s challenging and frightening experiences. The father explains,...
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  • The Importance of School, Article
    1.Give a word that best describes the persona. Curious. 2.Name something that ‘flash about’ in the poem. Lightning(stanza 4) 3.From the poem, we can conclude that the persona wants to know How nature works. 4. How does the persona feel about his father not answering his questions? The persona is...
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  • American
    Katy Butler’s essay “What Broke My Father’s Heart,” She describes how life-extending devices are not always the right solution. Butler first depicts her mother and father as strong and intellectual people who were not ones to give up. She describes them as lovers and best friends. She also explains how...
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  • Night Chapters
    Wiesel describes scenes he will never forget. What scenes, ideas, or feelings from the memoir do you find unforgettable? Analyzing literature: 2. Describe the conditions first at Birkenau reception center, the at Auschwitz, and later at Buna. How does Wiesel’s relationship with his father change...
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  • Hamlet - Act 1 Scene 2
    "Tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet, To give these mourning duties to your father. But you must know your father lost a father, That father lost, lost his, and the survivor bound In filial obligation for some term To do obsequious sorrow. But to persever In obstinate condolement is...
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