Poems about Fathers - Elisanyi Fabian November 21,2018 Poem about fathers Case study report Poems about Fathers Love respect and appreciation to

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Elisanyi Fabian November 21,2018 Poem about fathers Case study report Poems about Fathers Love, respect, and appreciation to their father are what these three poets Robert Hayden, Theodore Roethke, and Mark Irwin described in their poem named: “Those Winter Sundays,” “My father’s hats” and “My Papa's Waltz.” The connection between a father and son is something that is always going to shape the life of a man, as fathers are considerate the most influent role model for their sons. It's what these three incredible poets stated in their poems, where they described their childhood experiences and relationship with their father through rhymes and verses, giving these multiple expressions, sensation, and feeling to the reader. Each narrator has a different attitude toward their feeling for their fathers. Theodore Roethke describes in his poem his father’s love and attention. Robert Hayden described his father’s love by recognizing all his hard work, duty and sacrifice. Mark Irwin describes the memories of his father, after his father’s death. Roethke’s poem, “My Papa’s Waltz,” tells the story from his childhood memory of his father dancing with him around the house. It also describes his father bad habit of drinking “The whiskey on your breath could make a small boy dizzy.” (Theodore, Line 2). This story can refer to a hard-working father who wants to show love and have fun with his son or can refer to a negligent drinker father that abuse of his son. “At every step, you missed my right ear scraped a buckle.” (Theodore, Line 11,12). Roethke describes how he saw his father drunk, which is something hard for a child to handle. The author reflects how he manages his father drinking habits with the following simile: “But I hung on like death.” (Theodore, Line 3). The observation of the mother being silent while the father made a mess in the kitchen, it can reflect the power of a father over his family and reinforces family abuse under alcohol effect that is very common in our society. “My mother’s countenance could not unfrown itself” (Theodore, Line 7,8). The mood of the poem is exciting with little traits of sadness that reflect deep sentimentalism of the author about his childhood experience with his father. The rhyme of the poem

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