Kooser: The Personalities Of An Old Man

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Even though the old man physically looks different, the speaker is able to see the man he was when he was younger. The speaker could not have known this man other wise he would not call him an old man, but by his name. Though he does not know this man he is able to tell the reader a lot about this man. The speaker says “he looks like / someone you had to reckon with” (Kooser 6-7). The old man must have some physical attributes or mannerisms that describes this type of man. It can be the man’s physical appearance because the speaker describes this man as “just another old man” (Kooser 13). The description goes on, because the speaker uses the metaphor “strong as stallion” (Kooser 8). Though this man does not have the physical physique he has
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