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Anthology of poems Now Im going to discuss the three poems that im going to explain afterwards Now these three poems shows us childhood and its general view from every character as we see the poets describe situation or part of there life thats likely to be a part of there life every one of them feels and senses and remembers his days when he was a child having a mother and a father but there are differences between the three poets about there sadness and happiness and if they were really happy expressing there feelings in the poem or really sad about what had gone and never come back regretting that they got old and being men and never seeing the past but in these poems they see it when they smell feel and hear something so as we see the three poems that will make child hood having more appearance is half past two by uafanthorpe and piano by Dhlawerence and my parents kept me from children who were rough by Stephen spender Half Past Two is a poem in which Fanthorpe describes how a young child is given a detention for an unspecified misdemeanor and is forgotten by his teacher Fanthorpe draws on her experience as a teacher to describe the scene as seen through the childs eyes The Title of the poem tells me a lot of information even before I read the poem The information it puts across is that A boy is told to stay behind until Half Past Two but this has no meaning to him because he has no concept of time The boy cant tell the time but yet he divides the day up into familiar recognizable units as in schooltime lunchtime hometime Half Past Two uses a lot of different tones tones such as Nostalgic Innocent Dream Like In the first stanza Fanthorpe includes the first of his markers of the day which the
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