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Unformatted text preview: time causing the buildings to decay. In the fourth stanza the persona says how talking about his relationship with his father would be just as flawed as any Indian treaty. This is interesting because the Indians would get screwed in the treaties that they made and it shows how flawed their relationship must be. The theme of the poem is that the only way that the persona and his father can communicate is if they talk about their only common interest. This is their military history and seems to be the only thing that they can agree on....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Robert during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '07