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    In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, father is the most influential character because he is mysterious and aggressive, which has made Christopher more independent and curious. In the novel, father is the character that has extremely impacted and changed Christopher, all his mysterious actions didn't only impact the flow of the book but it also changed Christopher into a more independent and curious person. Christopher was searching his father's room for a book that he wrote, when he found some letters addressed to him that said there were from mother. But months before finding the letters father said that mother had died. On page 94 Christopher says "Then I noticed there were lots of envelopes and they were all…

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    The poem “Good Hours” by Robert Frost is a poem that alludes the feeling of solitude and loneliness to its readers. Frost himself faced a great deal of heartbreak in his time. While “Good Hours” is one of his lesser known poems, it is no doubt beautiful and artistic in the least. Much like almost all of Frost’s poems, this poem uses nature to reveal and analyze the narrator’s feelings. Renowned poet, Robert Frost, in his poem, “Good Hours”, describes a scenic walk through a village on a winter…

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    does not change under any circumstance. In quatrain 3 the speaker explains what love is not through the personification of time. Love is not at the mercy of time, it is not “Time’s fool” (9). It is fitting that the speaker gives us the message of the sonnet in quatrain 2, it is as if the poem is a sandwich in that the “meat” of the poem is in the middle. The speaker gives the theme of the poem by giving the metaphor that love is the…

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    poem and instead modified the first section. The first section was a featured in print. By not publishing the whole thing this makes me he was scared to voice his full opinion. Yes it was written in enhlish, and no,it was a single poem. a narative poem that compares nauture to reality. With him keeping it short he packs a lot into his 8 lines. "Nothing Gold Can Stay" readers can pin down a time frame pretty easily by recognizing how he referes to the seasons in this poem. Frost does not name a…

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    As children, people partake in some of their favorite experiences. Many of those people as adults would love to go back to the places where their experiences happened. With time, their children can have the same experiences as their parents; however, the children’s experiences will differ because of conditions around them. In the short story, “Once More to the Lake”, a father compares his trips to the lake as a child to the trip he took with his own son. The son in “Once More to the Lake” has…

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    Showing one’s appreciation can mean the world to some. Yet when such opportunities become frequent, or are practically scheduled like clock-work, we tend to forget to express our appreciation over time. It is only by looking back in hindsight do we realize we may have come off as ungrateful. In Robert Hayden’s “Those Winter Sundays,” the strong use of imagery create a heavy yet detailed atmosphere. Throughout out the poem, the speaker uses various degrees of imagery to help bring the reader…

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    garage may be a boring place that holds no memories, but to me it's where a recollection of experiences with my father began. In my father's garage are two classic cars, surrounded by a vast collection of vintage automobile and petroliana. Porcelain advertising signs from the 1930s through the 1950s decor the tall gray walls, and a big red Kendall Motor Oil clock hangs in the middle of the garage. Many years ago my father and I started walking flea markets and swap meets to hunt for old…

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    assurance of positive growth.” -T.F. Hodge. It’s difficult to aspire confined in nothing but negativity and disapproval but there is always a good in every evil that is found in this world. Over the years I would gain this unwanted despise toward my father, I loved him unconditionally but I didn’t understand why our relationship was headed towards such a dark path. We had nothing but memories full of happiness and joy when I was a child, which is a surprise considering our current relationship.…

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    perspectives. Harwood’s “Father and Child” and “The Violets” enhances my understanding of the inevitability of maturation as a result of a loss of innocence and the acceptance of mortality. Harwood’s representation of these profound ideas through the combination of poetic devices and a reflective tone retains a timeless significance and offers the reader an extensive, relevant and enduring exploration Harwood’s analysis of the universal concept of loss of innocence is examined through poetic…

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    Long ago, a story was lost to time. Deep in the mountains of now Switzerland our story begins. On the outskirts of town, I wait and watch. My father is to be back any minute. Ever since the invasion from the ghastly northerners. We have been taken as slaves to work the fields for their unhampered appetite. When they arrived, they stripped us of our land and ranks. I would have been nephew to the king but when the northerners brought us into bondage, my uncle was murdered in front of the…

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