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  1. There is no particular rhyme scheme in the poem Father to Son. It is written in blank verse. Read summary of Father to Son Play quiz on Father to Son

    There is no particular rhyme scheme in the poem Father to Son. It is written in blank verse.

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  1. The line "We speak like strangers" is an example of simile in the poem Father to Son. Read summary of Father to Son Play quiz on Father to Son

    The line “We speak like strangers” is an example of simile in the poem Father to Son.

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  1. Prodigal refers to a person who is spendthrift i.e. the one who wastes money excessively. In the poem, the son is spendthrift. However the father desires to forgive him. Read summary of Father to Son Play quiz on Father to Son

    Prodigal refers to a person who is spendthrift i.e. the one who wastes money excessively. In the poem, the son is spendthrift. However the father desires to forgive him.

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  1. The theme of the poem Father to Son is Generation Gap and Communication Gap. In the poem, a father and his son are living in the same house since years. However the son who is an adult now, does not talk to his father. In fact, the father says that they talk very like like strangers. Father is unablRead more

    The theme of the poem Father to Son is Generation Gap and Communication Gap. In the poem, a father and his son are living in the same house since years. However the son who is an adult now, does not talk to his father. In fact, the father says that they talk very like like strangers. Father is unable to understand why he behaves like this though he (father) himself taught him the way of life.

    The son also seems to be a spendthrift. However father desires to forgive him for wasting his money because he wants to talk to his son. The father seems to be sad because the son is desiring to leave home.

    In the end, the son finally breaks silence and tells his father that he cannot understand why he is behaving like that, he often gets angry. In spite of this, they are unable to fill the gap between them.

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  1. There are many ironic situations in the poem Father to Son. e.g. Father and his son are living in the same house for many years, yet they talk to each other like strangers. They do not have any interaction. Son is spendthrift and has wasted all the money of his father yet the father wants too forgivRead more

    There are many ironic situations in the poem Father to Son. e.g.

    1. Father and his son are living in the same house for many years, yet they talk to each other like strangers. They do not have any interaction.
    2. Son is spendthrift and has wasted all the money of his father yet the father wants too forgive him but still they can’t reach a solution.
    3. In the end, the son breaks the silence and tells his father that he is unable to understand himself and his anger. But in spite of this the gap between them remains intact.

    The whole poem depicts the problems of generation when the parents cannot understand their children. The think that their own experiences are same as those of their children. However with changing time, the new generation faces now challenges and problems that creates generation gap.

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  1. The situation described in the poem is quite universal. In almost every house, there is communication gap because of generation gap. The thinking of parents and their children differ. With changing time, the children face new challenges. There are new situations and new type of problems. The parentsRead more

    The situation described in the poem is quite universal. In almost every house, there is communication gap because of generation gap. The thinking of parents and their children differ. With changing time, the children face new challenges. There are new situations and new type of problems. The parents who have not seen all this fail to understand their children.

    On the other hand, the children are often depressed and in chaos. Like their parents, they also fail to understand their elders and thus generation gap appears. Relationships are very delicate and difficult to maintain. It takes year to build them and a few moneys to destroy. Hence, we should try to understand each other and talk about our problems and our feelings.

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  1. By the phrase "silence surrounds us", the father tells how he and his son behave with each other. According to him, both live in the same house, yet they are strangers to each other. They is no communication between the two. The son is spendthrift. However the father desires to forgive him. But becaRead more

    By the phrase “silence surrounds us”, the father tells how he and his son behave with each other. According to him, both live in the same house, yet they are strangers to each other. They is no communication between the two.

    The son is spendthrift. However the father desires to forgive him. But because of communication gap and father’s failure to understand him, nothing happens.

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  1. They must live on the same globe and the same land, because they have blood relation. They they do not understand each other or do not have communication, they have father-son relationship. Father needs his son. This is why he does not like the idea of his son leaving the home. He believes that bothRead more

    They must live on the same globe and the same land, because they have blood relation. They they do not understand each other or do not have communication, they have father-son relationship. Father needs his son. This is why he does not like the idea of his son leaving the home. He believes that both should live under the same roof.

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  1. The behaviour of his son makes the father remark, "I know nothing of him". In the poem father is unable to understand his son because they talk like strangers. There is no proper Communication between them. Though they live in the same house, they remain emotionless towards each other. In the end, tRead more

    The behaviour of his son makes the father remark, “I know nothing of him”. In the poem father is unable to understand his son because they talk like strangers. There is no proper Communication between them. Though they live in the same house, they remain emotionless towards each other. In the end, the son tries to explain his condition, yet to solution is attained.

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  1. In the poem Father to Son, the father knows well that there is communication gap between him and his grown up son. To end this, he gives unconditional love and sympathy to his son. He desires to forgive his son thought the latter is spendthrift and wastes all the money of his father. In addition heRead more

    In the poem Father to Son, the father knows well that there is communication gap between him and his grown up son. To end this, he gives unconditional love and sympathy to his son. He desires to forgive his son thought the latter is spendthrift and wastes all the money of his father.

    In addition he also does not like the idea of his son leaving the home and living in the different place.

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