Elegy for my father’s father
James K. Baxter
Basic – First Impressions:
* Different kind of title – very direct
* Written in past tense – reflection
* Written is second person – author describing the death of someone else
* Idea of ‘Death’ – universal idea
* Poem is one stanza...
Not Stop For Death”
“Song: Tears, Idle Tears”
Lord Alfred Tennyson
“Elegy For My Father’s Father”
James K Baxter
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My son the fanatic
Questions about the text - lesson 3
1) Does the son know that his father is looking through his things in his room?
No, Ali, the son, does not know that his father is looking through his things. His father searches his stuff for proves of drugs.
2) - What makes the father...
Jan. 18, 2009
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How his relationship with his father was revealed in
“A Letter to My Father”, “The Judgment”,
& “The Metamorphosis”
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situations are intended to represent wider, general
truths about human experience. In short, the story is symbolic.
e.g. Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress; the parables of Jesus, Aesop s fables
ALLITERATION is the repetition of the first consonant sound in a consecutive
series of words, usually for the purpose...
CURRICULUM VITAE Michael S. Kimmel
487 13th St. Brooklyn, NY 11215
Department of Sociology SUNY at Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY 11794 phone: (631) 632-7708 FAX: (631) 632-8203
phone and FAX: (718) 768-5919 email: Michael.Kimmel@sunysb.edu Michael_Kimmel@yahoo.com
EDUCATION: B.A. Vassar College...
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always managed to get through the storm. Thank you for always being there for me and our lovely kids! You have shown them the model of a great man, father and friend. You have educated them with your own examples so they could become today’s professionals and build their own lovely families.
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WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS, ALL OUR SINS AND GRIEVE TO BEAR.. WHAT A REVILIDGE TO CARRY, EVERYTHING TO GOD IN rayer.
The lord giveth and the lord taketh.
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