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"Daddy" is written from the first-person point of view, directly addressing the speaker's father as "Daddy" and "you."
"Daddy" is written in the present tense, though the speaker switches to past tense when discussing memories.
The poem "Daddy" addresses the speaker's father directly, and her relationship with her deceased father is the main focus of the poem. In it she describes her father as a Nazi, a giant statue, a confining shoe, and a vampire, recounting her long struggle to be free of his destructive presence in her life.
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