Read story and answer questions

Read story and answer questions

After you have read “My Pappa’s Waltz” and “Those Winter Sundays,” please respond at least four of the following questions and the total word limit of these four questions is 350. (the picture of “My Pappa’s Waltz” and “Those Winter Sundays,” are below this page, read all of them first)


1.How are these two poems similar?

2.Are they different in any important ways? If so, explain your reasons in detail.

3.Are the two narrators’ memories and recollections the same or different? If so, explain in what ways.

4.What key words in each poem affect our understanding of what the narrators are trying to communicate?

5.Discuss these words and how precisely they affect our understanding of the poem?

6.What happens if we misunderstand these words or how they are used in the poems?

7.What does the final stanza of “Those Winter Sundays” mean?

8.Do most readers understand what the narrator is trying to say as he or she closes the poem?


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The poem My Papa’s Waltz by Theodore Roethke and Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden are similar in that they both they both talk about the theme of family relationship especially the father-son relationship. In the poem, my papa waltz the author explains how the father relates with his family especially the tension he has with the mother, and he also wants to………………….

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