1102 Journal 3 - Details Importance 1) Sundays too my...

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Details “Sundays too my father got up early”-This is the core of the poem. “no one ever thanked him”-Feelings of being unappreciated. “fearing the chronic angers of that house”- Out of place. Changes the context. Difficult to understand the context of the line, “love’s austere and lonely offices”. Form is fairly simple. Presents ideas in an organized manner. “speaking indifferently to him”-Turning point of the poem. Changes the mood. “cold splintering, breaking”-Interesting description of the coal. “who had driven out the cold”-Explain the father’s job description. Importance 1) “Sundays too my father got up early” 2) “fearing the chronic angers of that house” 3) “no one ever thanked him” The first line of the poem introduces the core of the poem. It gives rise to the ideas of the speaker’s father being a hardworking man and working many days of his life. He has to get up early and even work on the Sabbath in order to take care of his family. This is a great representation of sacrifice and
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2010 for the course CHEM 1101 taught by Professor Crespen during the Spring '10 term at Aberystwyth University.

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