Informative Essay

The Father-Son Relationship in Poetry: “My Papa’s Waltz” and “Those Winter Sundays”

6 pages | 1420 words

This essay looks at two poems about the complicated relationship between fathers and sons. "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke depicts a young boy's ambiguous feelings towards his father, while "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden portrays a son's newfound appreciation for his father's sacrifices.