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In a poem the writer lets out their thoughts and feelings in either a figurative or literal manner In many cases nobody other than the writer understands the true meaning of the poem but many so called experts attempt to figure it out The poem My Papas Waltz by Theodore Roethke does not reflect his childhood with his father but rather reflects his thought and feelings the day he wrote this poem As in many cases something not meant to be taken seriously or literally is taken much too seriously and literally Today we live in a world where we have a hard time distinguishing fact from fiction One of the most controversial and mistaken piece of literature in todays world would be the ChristianCatholic Bible The Catholic Churchs position on their bible changes almost as often as a new Pope is voted in Sometimes it is asked for you to take the bible word for word other times you must take it metaphorically This is very much like poetry for you which way fits best once you have found that way take all you can from it but that most certainly doesnt mean that your way is right Did Theodore Roethkes dad abuse him or was this a happy memory of his childhood or was it so completely different that we never imagined it like he saw another child happily dancing with their father while he was out shopping or it had to do with the countrys political standing at the time as Theodore Roethke is dead so will stay the poem until it is read off again taken in analyzed figured out then spit back out another theory to rest among the words of the now dead poem laying in the paper Dead until it is read once again At the age of 15 Theodore Roethke lost his dad from that moment on he had a much harder time with life opting
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