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Change is inevitable yet it can be denied depending on who and when they experience this change and also on the passing of time Time can bring forth wanted and unwanted change In Sky High by Hannah Robert Les Murrays Spring Hail and The Widower in the Country and Here Without You by 3 Doors Down all demonstrate various aspects of how change is due to the passing of time which is inevitable In the text Sky High by Hannah Robert change is seen as something which is as a result of the change in time and how change can bring maturity The persona is remembering back on how she changed from a carefree innocent child to the mature responsible adult that she is today She reminisces her childhood by the washing line which has also changed over time like herself She was closely attached to the washing line as she used to gain her so-called freedom from flying on it Hannah Robert uses personification - silver skeletal arms throwing long summer afternoon shadows in order to highlight he relationship between herself and the washing line It can be seen that the washing line was the important object in her childhood as that is the thing that she remembers first However now the washing line is no longer something which she can discover freedom from as now as an adult she has so many responsibilities which do not allow her to be free and follow her heart As she says -so many things are tying me to the ground Imagery is also used to illustrate the physical change which has occurred to her and the washing line As time has passed her hands are now described as beginning to accumulate the line-etched story of life in scars and wrinkles and the washing line having sagging wires This suggests that as the time passed she also changed not only mentally but also physically just like the
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