TITLE

Roethke's `My Papa's Waltz'

AUTHOR(S)
Fong, Bobby
PUB. DATE
February 1990
SOURCE
College Literature;Feb90, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
The article examines the poem "My Papa's Waltz," by Theodore Roethke. The author discusses the characterization of the relationship between the father and the child within the poem, explores the balancing of the elements of joy and fear in the work, and examines the use of the poem in Jungian psychotherapy to treat alcoholics.
ACCESSION #
9609111563

 

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