"Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden Those Winter Sundays" is a short verse in which the speaker recalls a minute in his youth and ponders the sacrifices his dad made for him at that point. This split or twofold point of view of the lyric gives its energy, for the sonnet's significance relies on the contrasts between what the kid knew at that point and what the man—a father himself, maybe—knows now. he sonnet starts unexpectedly. The second expression of the main line, "too," actually, accept activities that have gone previously—that the father rose from the get-go different days and in addition Sundays to help his family. In this first stanza the reader finds out about the father ascending wide open to the harsh elements to warm the house before the other members of his family get up. The last line of the stanza contains the principal trace of one of the lyric's focal topics: "No one ever thanked him." Nobody at any point expressed gratitude toward him
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- Fall '19
- Poetry, Poetic form, Rhyme scheme