• Poetry Essay
    describe the anger and resentment from the child towards the father. A strong example of this is when the child begins to compare the father to many things that can be perceived as unkindly. The first thing the father is compared to is Hitler. “I have always been scared of you, With your Luftwaffe, your...
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  • Full Fathom
    full Fathom Five     In Sylvia Plath’s poem, "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...
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  • Spanish Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns
    accompanied by definite articles (except if they come after verb to be) or by the neutral article and have masculine, feminine, singular and plural forms. Example: • Mi coche es nuevo. El tuyo es viejo – My car is new. Yours is old. (In the first sentence “mi” accompanies and describes the...
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  • Daddy, Sylvia Plath
    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 it is written “And your neat moustache / And your Aryan eyes, bright blue”. This use of allusion gives her father the image of Hitler himself and it helps...
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  • English Literature[EXAM]
    The Poem Daddy, by 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...
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  • My Papa's Waltz
    My Papa’s Waltz In “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...
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  • jytngh
    . Write down some lines used to describe his relationship with Hester and to describe him. 7. Why does this man want to know who the father of the child is? Give quotes to support your answer. 1. This chapter ends on a rather evil note. Explain what the stranger's plans seem to be for...
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  • Analysis of Daddy by Sylvia Plath
    disturbing description of a father. Plath uses elements that we see happened in her real life and also events of the most horrific mass murder in the world’s history, the Holocaust. Many different metaphors are used to describe the relationship the speaker had with her father: a swastika, a Nazi...
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  • Family Problems
    ____ __________________ am. OTHER (DESCRIBE) ____ __________________ N. Family Illnesses: a. Any physical or emotional health problems? Father? ___________________________________________________________ Mother...
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  • Daddy by Sylvia Plath
    that she felt she had to kill him, but he died before she had the chance. Furthermore, this paradox not only depicts her father as authoritative but Plath’s desire to be free from his control. Another tool Plath uses to describe her father stern nature is to evoke images of marble statues, which are...
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  • Family
    Waltz” by Theodore Roethke describes a father and son relationship in a very interesting manner. Roethke describes a drunken father carrying his son to bed as a waltz. They “romped until the pans slid from the kitchen shelf”. But, even though the father stumbled all over the place the son, “hung on...
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  • The Victims
    inside”. “We pricked with her for your annihilation”. We can see the amount of suffering dwelt onto the children by the father must have been horrifically bad that they would believe their father deserved such misfortune and that they would rejoice over it. By writing about the gratification and...
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  • Those Winter Sundays and My Papa’s Waltz
    memories of his father drinking. The narrator describes “waltzing” with his father in the family kitchen until pans slide from the kitchen shelf” (5-6) and “Still clinging to your shirt” (16). This may indicate how a young boy was dependent on his father, or maybe the boy just didn’t want to stop playing...
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  • Quality of Daddy
    saying he is not like a “God but swastika” (46) connotes to the Nazism symbol. The speaker also describes her father as the devil. She states, “ A clef in your chin instead of your foot but no less a devil for that” (54). In this stanza, it suggests that the father resembles characteristics of...
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  • American
    Life Extending Devices In 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...
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  • Daddy
    , sympathy is drawn from the reader as everyone deserves to grow up with two living parents. When the persona describes her father, she again draws upon war imagery in the form of the Nazi soldiers and Hitler himself. The description given is in the ninth stanza. I have always been scared of you...
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  • Identities Contrasted
    to do with them. Their beliefs so greatly differ that growing up all they would do was fight and argue. Growing up with a father who makes lethal weapons for a living could be difficult, specially when your viewpoints are more leaning to the banning of all arms. Vowell expresses her reluctance to...
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  • Deep Water Essay
    she may learn and gain expertise. Julia’s father proceeds with “she leads you into the deep water…her open encouraging arms that never get nearer are merciless for your sake.” The father clearly references Julia’s swim lesson, however, this description could be used to describe Julia in any type of...
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  • Puc 1st Year Model Question Paper
    instances to explain Einstein’s absent mindedness? 18)How did the son become a binding force between the father and the mother in the poem ‘For Elkana’? 19)Why did Steve have to lose the cap again in the Hudsons’ house? 20)Describe the different interlopers into the narrator’s garden in the lesson ‘The...
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  • The victims
    Analyzing: “The Victims” by Sharon Olds “The Victims” by Sharon 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...
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