Imagery In Those Winter Thosedays

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In the poem Those Winter Sundays describes a man recollecting a time in his childhood about his father. Father can play an important role in a child's life. In the first stanza the author acknowledges the sacrifice his father made for by waking up earlier. Waking up early on the weekend may show a great sacrifice in many people's eyes. The imagery uses as the author describes his fathers hands as "cracked hands that ached" showing the apparition of his fathers hard work for the family. The son is showing pride in this line by stating "no one ever thank himed". Did the father asked to be thanked? The authors describes the authority his father had over the household by stating "fearing the chronic angers of that house". Speaking as a child would
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