My father is a simple man

Can life really be compared to an orange?

No, life cannot be compared to an orange. An orange does not breathe or walk, it isn’t active and it does not have feelings like people do.

Does education make someone a “scholar”?

No, because a scholar is someone who is a specialist in a particular branch of study. School you study everything not just one thing in particular.

What is greatness?t

The quality of being great, distinguished, or eminent.

How old do you think the speaker is? Justify your response with reference to details in the poem. I think they are 11. It say’s “a man with a 6th-grade education.”

For what audience do you think the poem is intended?

I think that it is for everyone. Especially people who question the meaning of life often.

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

No, I don’t think they did. As the poem did not appear that way.

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