Essays Tagged: "Papa"

"Child's Letter; Mother's Day Daisies" by Amber Smith

"Papa, will you please send this letter on your way to work today?" Jordan asked his father very kind ... In his father's hand was the letter Jordan had asked him to send. Jordan's eyes filled with tears, "Papa, you didn't send my letter?" The questioning look on Jordan's face brought tears to his father' ... set, but still calm. he took the flowers, which he held in his hand and handed them to his father. "Papa, will you please ask God to give these to Mamma? I know they will make her happy on her special ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Farewell content! personal story of a girl through the holocaust.

h clothing, called us to the table to bless the food she had so readily prepared for her family. As Papa took his seat, there was a loud knock on the front door. Papa asked me to go and open the door ... apa asked me to go and open the door for whoever was knocking so persistently. Always wanting to be papa's favourite I jumped up eagerly and ran to see who was there. My eye could not reach the peep w ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A fictional story of a young African American women and her troubles throughout her life

of my skin. I looked a lot like my Mama with a long neck and a lean body, but my face resembled my Papa's.It was a beautiful Tuesday morning in Nebraska. My Papa was working in the cotton field and m ... ay," I told myself with an inch of triumph. I decided that I would go out in the fields and help my Papa load the cotton sacks onto the carriage.As I was walking down the dusty run-down road, my eyes ...

(12 pages) 58 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Meter and rhythm described in my papa's waltz.

My Papa's Waltz" In Theodor Roethke's "My Papa's waltz" thereader finds a horrid experiance, the beatin ... escribed, by which the poet shows hislove to the father, and his longing to him, is by calling him "Papa" - notfather. This word is used, often, to fathers which with one has a specialrelationship, a ... h with one has a specialrelationship, a certian love. The title in itself is misleading, reading"My Papa's waltz" one will expect to find a poem about a father, good andloving, dancing this gentle dan ...

(4 pages) 62 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Loving Struggle in Theodore Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz".

A Loving Struggle in Theodore Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz"After an initial reading of Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz, one may assume that this is a s ... lanations in their simplest form, Roethke most likely intended to tell a more complicated tale. "My Papa's Waltz" signifies a working class man's struggle to communicate with his child.The opening lin ... ate the complexities of a father/child relationship. McKenna notes that Roethke's use of the terms "Papa" and "Waltz" in the title, as opposed to "Father" and "Dance" represent a relationship that, at ...

(4 pages) 155 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Contrasting parenting styles in poems "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden and "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke.

ren with respect and stern discipline. In the poems "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden and "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke, a relationship between a father and son are portrayed as both aut ... ve roles as fathers.In both poems, the fathers have worked hard to provide for their family. In "My Papa's Waltz", the father's daily labors were described with defined imagery: "With a palm caked Har ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

More room

one in her bedroom because it was better for her to serve her family and have her personal freedom. Papa was an alma of dios, a soft spoken presence whose main pleasure in life was writing poetry and ... y and reading the Spanish large-type editipns of readers digest. Every year they would have a baby. Papa would hire musicians to accompany him in singing the lyrics and ods he composed to celebrate bi ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

year-old Christopher-John, and six-year-old Little Man. It is October of 1933, and they, with their Papa, Mama, and grandmother Big Ma, are a black family living in rural Mississippi. The family owns ... g in rural Mississippi. The family owns four hundred acres of land, half of which is mortgaged, and Papa must work half the year on the railroad far away to pay for it. Mr. Granger, whose family owned ...

(6 pages) 40 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of "My Father's Song" and "My Papa's Waltz".

more malicious, such as those seen on Fox. The poems "My Father's Song," by Simon J. Ortiz, and "My Papa's Waltz," by Theodore Roethke, are two similar poems written about a father and child relations ... er on tone, imagery, and figurative language.In "My Father's Song," the main tone is nostalgia. "My Papa's Waltz" is a stark contrast, in that there is a harsh tone. In "My Father's Song," the nostalg ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Considering and Analyzing the Denotative and Connotative Meanings in "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke

ings of the title are apparent through these devices.The reader may presume that the speaker in "My Papa's Waltz" is a child or a man reminiscing about his youth through the simple level of vocabulary ... lide around the floor almost effortlessly" (Librero). However, this is certainly not the case in My Papa's Waltz as the speaker describes "such waltzing was not easy" implying that the father was some ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A compare/contrast essay on the poems "My Papa's Waltz"/"Grape Sherbet"

real. Although we try to cling to memories, they will never be revived. Both the themes in “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke, and “Grape Sherbet” by Rita Dove, share a sim ... This is a clear indication of reminiscence because of the purpose of the holiday. The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” also has a theme closely related theme. Although the reader may be skeptical ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Compare " My Fathers Waltz" And " Those Winter Sundays"

and son's in ability to communicate their love for each other. The total opposite is found in " My Papa's Waltz," the love and communication is all present. With or without the communications i ... rast to "Those Winter Sundays" there is more communication between the father and son in " My Papa's Waltz." Many critics would say this poem is about a abusive father, even the first time ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cats Cradle

t dies and he becomes president because Frank wanted him to. A wild turn shows that the president, "Papa" Monzano, died instanly a froze solid. It is revealed that Frank gave "Papa" a piec ...  a piece of Ice-nine and he ate it and commited suicide. When the Doctor notices somthing on "Papa's" lip, he touches and puts to his lip to see what it is, he freezes to death and falls a ...

(2 pages) 476 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Immigrant Short Story

Papa's Journey to AmericaAfter the Civil War, many immigrants came to the United States . One of tho ... the Civil War, many immigrants came to the United States . One of those immigrants was 16 year old Papa Joe. He came from China(1) in 1872 to search for freedom(2). As Papa was about to aboard the ve ... s good byes to his family and friends that didn't get enough money to pay for the trip to America . Papa's mother Nanny, gave him an envelope that was sealed and not to be opened until he got on the s ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Melissa virus

punctuation marks ;-) that you don't open it and to delete it right away. A copy cat virus named, "Papa,'' appeared Monday afternoon. It attaches a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet document which, when op ... t attaches a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet document which, when opened, sends out 60 e-mails, however Papa has bugs that sometimes prevent it from working.The number of computers infected by this virus ...

(1 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Most To Blame For Conflict In The Heartbreak Kid

blame for the conflict in the heartbreak kid?" In the play "The HeartbreakKid" by Richard Barrett, Papa is the most to blame for the conflict, rather than Nicky. Papa, a teacher, led Nicky, her stude ... than Nicky. Papa, a teacher, led Nicky, her student, to believe she was sexually attracted to him. Papa is unaware of her own feelings, making her indecisive, and declines to use her power to stop Ni ...

(4 pages) 764 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Clouds of ASH

ing him. He had finally relented after much persuasion and we had started out early in the morning. Papa hauled me onto his steady shoulders and we waved goodbye to mama and Ahmed, my baby brother. Th ... me for the rest of my life it would be the last time that I would see them alive. Neither they, nor papa, nor I could predict the horrors that lay ahead.A thunderous explosion rocked the vey core of o ...

(4 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Connecting Carver's to Roethke's poetry

Connecting Carver's to Roethke's poetryRaymond Carver "Ultra Marine" and Theodore Roethke "My Papa's Waltz" present similar themes, but convey their message using different poetic styles. In "Ul ... no hope for the future and all his memories are that of sadness, pain and unrealized dreams. In "My Papa's Waltz, the poet is denouncing child abuse through the relationship he portrays between an abu ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of poetic conventions used in my "Papa's Waltz"

�PAGE � Analysis of The Poetic Conventions in "My Papa's Waltz"This essay analyzes the poetic conventions used in Theodore Roethke's lyrical sonnet, " ... but every person and every relationship is somewhere in the middle of that spectrum. The poem, "My Papa's Waltz", underscores that argument; it portrays a father who cannot be called an ideal parent, ... ords, using a rhythm that represents the improvised waltz of the inebriated father.Paraphrasing "My Papa's Waltz" is stripping each line of its many possible interpretations and, with distaste, cloaki ...

(10 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Fasting, Feasting

What do you learn about MamaPapa (their attitudes and beliefs) from Part One of Fasting Feasting and how far do you think they a ... responsible for the way their children's lives turn out to be?In Part One of Fasting Feasting, MamaPapa was seen to have a strong preference for sons over daughters, a strong opposition against women ... and shaped their lives, it has not detered Uma from attending the religious activities. Hence, MamaPapa's attitudes and beliefs had only laregly shaped their children's lives and not fully controlled ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies