She misses her home and the despairing tone of poem emphasizes the longing and desire of her for her home. Secondly, the questioning tone of the poem illustrates the confusion of the narrator. The lines “Tell me why you visit an English coast? / O why is my heart unchained? “ successfully represent the questioning tone of the poem.
The poem uses implicit repetition more so than explicit repetition. Repetition is very effective when trying to convey a message, if a professor repeats a concept, it is most likely important to note; alike, Marvell does the same thing. There are few examples of explicit repetition expect for the word "man" and the pronoun "he". The word "man" is repeated twice throughout the poem but implied enough by male pronouns. The word man in the context of this poem, implies mankind in its entirety.
I would say the theme of this poem is also perseverance, but not in the same sense as the first one. In the first poem Anne Bradstreet shows her perseverance by having many allusions towards God, but in this poem there aren’t any allusions towards God. Sor Juana uses rhetorical questions in the lines one and four to show the readers what she is going though and what her dilemma is. In the first line she says, “ World in hounding me, what do you gain?” She is asking the world what does it gain by hurting her and there isn’t necessarily an answer which is what rhetorical questions are. Also the poem is shown as a petrarchan sonnet.
Most poems are written by men, yet this poem was written by a woman. It is a story about how her husband left her. She has no idea why and she wants to know why it had to happen to her. At first, she wants him to be happy, but hten she doesn’t. She realizes that if he left her and left her to lament and mourn, then he shouldn’t be able to be happy either.
The theme is the difficulties during the growing up period, and the wish to be one of the ' 'big people ' '. The beginning of the poem describes the setting, which is a place outside a kindergarten since the author uses the word ' 'the ' ', it can be argued that she refers to her own kindergarten. This description seems to remind the reader of his own childhood memories. As a person, who
The theme within the two poems is the relationship between a mother and her child. The poem is about how children grow up and leave
The main argument about parenting in Where Did My Little Girl Go?, is that he as a parent has certain duties over his daughter, and that he is the one responsible for protecting her. He states, “…she confers with her several hundred closes girlfriends or my wife, who is also a woman.” Even though she may not confide in him, like she does her friends and her mom, he is still needed to safeguard her future. Satire is meant to be humorous, its greater purpose is often constructive social criticism, using wit to draw attention to both particular and wider issues in society. The speaker wrote his article in the form of a satire to draw attention to not only teenage boys views of teenage girls, but also the perspective of both parties from a father’s
The relationship is illustrated as a lost cause and dragged on, when the narrator is exhausted, yet still continues to stay in the relationship. She fears that one day her partner will leave her. The purpose of the poem is to show that even doing everyday activities, such as a simple game of pool, can bring out a person’s deepest, darkest emotions. This poem inspires the reader to leave toxic relationships. Relationships should be a two way street and a couple should treat each other right.
In the poem the poet is able to illustrate a mother’s protection over her daughter. This is shown in the following excerpt, “Mother dear, may I go downtown / Instead of out to play, / And march…/ In a Freedom March today? / No, baby, no you may not go, / For the dogs are fierce and wild, / And the clubs and hoses, guns and jails / Aren’t good for a little child.” This clearly shows how the mother seeks for her child to be safe. Even if her daughter is confused about why she may not go, the mother is very aware of the danger her daughter could encounter. Overall, emphasizing the theme of a mother’s protection over her children.
Eagerness of family values and the imminent threat of her daughter being unaware of the real values appear saddening. The reader or the audience of the ‘On Going Home’ are the generations of people born before the fragmentation of World War II. As the essay is written in