Abuelito Who Poem

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Have you ever wondered how elderly people feel by the words the younger generations say to there elders? The poem "Abuelito Who", and The folk tale "The Old Grandfather and His Little Grandson" are amazing poems and folktales that let us know how elderly feel when you treat them badly. THE Elderly are still people and even though they need a little more affection and care they are still very nice. Both the folktale and the poem teach the same universal theme: anyone can become sick or old , so treat others how you want to be treated.

In "The Old Grandfather and His Little Grandson," It teaches readers about how the elderly feel towards their family. He and his grandson are really alike. They have trouble going to the bathroom; they are clumsy; …show more content…

That is why they do exstra to impress there grandchildren because they want to be loved. In line one it states " Abuelito who throws coins like rain". This can help readers know that hes trying to impress the kids by giving them money and saying who loves him found on line two, because he wants them to love him because he feels as if hes not loved.In line seven it also states, "you are my diamond in spanish...", this is telling readers that he loves his grandchildren and whould do anything for them like give them money going back to line one.

The theme in both the folktale and the poem states that you and the elderly can be the same in a period of time. Anyone can become old or sick, so treat others the way you want to be treated. Even though elderly have changed sense they were young they still can be treated as second class citizens. They very much need your love as so your children stating back to the folktale. In both passages it helps give readers a look inside the elderly world: How they beg for food, how they cant walk right, how they cant even eat the same as one year ago. Remember: just a little more help than

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