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    Analyzing of the poem “Those Winter Sundays” The speaker’s has some images of his childhood years with his father in early Sundays mornings. In the poem “Those Winter Sundays” the speaker’s present attitude is prompted by his Image, Circumstances, and Memory of his childhood relationship with his father’s First, The speaker’s uses clear and powerful images in the poem he speaks of the cold as “Blue-black cold”(lines 2) to let the readers know what time of year it was in other words he describes

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    chosen diction possesses more depth beyond what is literally meant. Information hidden beneath metaphorical verses serves to not only give insight into the writers thinking process, but also to communicate with readers. Richard Hayden’s, Those Winter Sundays, serves as a poetic narrative describing the actions taken by a father to ensure his family’s well- being. Hayden’s modern sonnet generates multiple concepts of love, sacrifice and regret which assist the reader in understanding the limitless

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    “Those Winter Sundays,” by Robert Hayden, is a beautiful poem. Hayden’s poem tells a grown man’s perspective of his father. In the poem it is clear that there is distance between them and little communication. But it is discovered at the end of the poem, that love is actually present. Although it is only a 14-line poem, it packs remarkable power into each line. The very unrythmed poem begins with a very simple line letting you know what tone and mood the poem is set in. The title “Those

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    ¨Those Winter Sundays¨ by Robert Hayden and ¨Snapping Beans¨ by Lisa Parker are two different narrative poems that share the same theme. Similarly both poems consist of a speaker being affected by the relationship they have with their elders. In ¨Those Winter Sundays¨ the speaker tells us about his hardworking father who takes care of his kids even though he may come off as a harsh father. The speaker of ¨Snapping Beans¨ is a granddaughter who discusses about the change that she is going through

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    In “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden, the speaker who is an adult, describes and reflects his experience and insouciance toward his father as a child through his tone and actions. As an adult, the speaker has come to understand and appreciate the form of love his father had for him. The perspective and meaning of the poem depends on the differences between what the boy knew then and what the man, possibly a father himself, knows now. To begin with, the title “Those Winter Sundays” is suitable

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    “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden uses both visual and tactile imagery to show the main characters view change of his father from negative to positive. Visual imagery applies itself to the colors in the poems to convey the change while tactile uses feelings, such as the feeling of different temperatures, to portray the message of growth and understanding of love in its different forms. The poem tells the reader a story of how this boy’s father did not show him the stereotypical mushy kind of

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    Although the poems “Those Winter Sundays,” “Catch,” and “Blackberry Eating” all have different themes and elicit different emotions, all three use visually dense words to impact the reader. The first poem, “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden, highlights the relationship between a child and his father through the description of their typical Winter Sunday morning. The first clue to their relationship is the setting of the poem itself: wintertime, which usually indicates an icy or poor relationship

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    In the poem, “Those Winter Sundays” the speaker talks about his father leaving for “labor”. Curiously, the father goes to work on a Sunday, the speaker then elaborates how his father goes to work very early “with cracked hands that ached” (3). The theme of this poem is that love does not always appear in a friendly or lovable form. Lines like “I would rise and dress/fearing the chronic angers of that house” (8-9), we can see that the speaker lives in a dysfunctional house and imagery of cold and

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    The poems “Spring and Fall” by Gerard Hopkins and “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden both represent a major point in life. In “Spring and Fall” a young girl begins to notice death and feel the since of mortality. While in “Those Winter Sundays” a young boy does not realize his father’s love until he is grown up. Both Poems show how as a child grows up he will look a life differently. In “Spring and Fall”, a little girl is upset because she sees the leaves from a tree falling. The speaker addresses

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    families may have a life of more freedom, where children are shown greater affection and care. Both poems Those Winter Sundays and Mother to Son emphasize the importance of family relationships while showing different sides of how parents portray their love for their children with the utilization of diction, imagery, tone, and symbolism. Both authors of Mother to Son and Those Winter Sundays convey the important moral lesson for children

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