Analysis Of My Papa's Waltz

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“My Papa’s Waltz” is a simple and short poem that is filled with ambiguities, tensions, and metaphors, well articulated to create a unified piece of writing. The wordplay here creates a major impact to the overall theme of the poem creating a strong emotional connection to the boy 's experience. It is evident with the title which is essentially transparent. It sets the poem up for expectation before we even read the first line. This allows the author to concentrate on the rhythm of the language rather than using up precious lines to explain what 's going on. Papa’s Waltz is a poem that has a consistent falling rhyme and rising rhyme in the first and third quatrains. The waltzing in the poem signifies an extended metaphor for the father-son
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