Analysis Of 'Poem At Thirty-Nine'

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The Relationship Individuals Have With Their Parents Is One Of The Strongest That They Will Ever Experience In Their Lives.

Parent and child relationships are very important and that they form the person you are. I will be exploring “Poem at Thirty-Nine” by Alice Walker, “A Mother in a Refugee Camp” by Chinua Achebe and “Piano” by D.H. Lawrence. The poems that I'll be mentioning about is “Once Upon a Time” by Gabriel Okara, “Follower” by Seamus Heaney and “You’re” by Sylvia Plath. I will be writing about how the relationships between the child and the parents are the strongest.

The poem “Poem at Thirty-Nine” is about the relationship between a daughter and her father. It is about how a daughter misses her father who passed away. She talks about his personality and how he was always there for her. In this poem, the daughter is thirty-nine years old. In this poem, the persona is relatively sad about losing her father. The poem “Piano” is about a relationship between a son and his mother. He talks about how nice his mother used to be. In these two poems, the relationship that the children have with their parents are quite strong. Each of the poems reflects on how their parents were and how they affected them.
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Then she talks about his personality. She writes “I wish he had not been so tired when I was born” which suggests that there was too much work to do. At this point of life, he was already stressed, selfless and there was a distance between the father and the
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