My Father is a Simple Man

Can life really be compared to an orange?

Well, life could be compared to an orange if you really want to beleive that. I think that it could be compared to and orange a little bit. We both have life, and we both die, but if you plant the orange seeds, new oranges grow.

Does education make someone a “scholar”?

Education can make someone a scholar. They would have a better chance then someone who did not have the opportunity to have a good education.

What is greatness?

Greatness is have the qualities to be great. To be ¨ great ¨ means that you are above average or being a good friend by being kind, trustworthy etc.

How old do you think the speaker is? Justify your response with reference to details in the poem.

I think that the speaker is an older man. The way he projects the poem makes him sounds very knowledgeable. I also searched his name up on google and he passed away is 2008 at the age of 71.

For what audience do you think the poem is intended?

I think this poem could be intended for any type of audience because anyone can read whatever poem they would like.

Do you think the poet ever expressed these thoughts and feelings to his father? Explain.

I don’t think the poet ever expressed these feelings to his father because it seemed more like he kept these thoughts to himself and didn’t share them with anyone. I think it is what he thinks of his father and how he looks up to him.

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