Running head: THOSE WINTER SUNDAYS
Those Winter Sundays
Date of submission
THOSE WINTER SUNDAYS
1. What are the operative words? Define them.
Office – In this poem, the word office means an obligation, duty or responsibility.
Apart from snuggles and hugs love is about responsibilities and obligations.
Sundays too – These words are used to show that the actions of the father not only
took place on Sundays but also on the rest of the week days.
Blueblack cold – The phrase tells us that the speakers father wakes up before
sunrise and it is super cold outside.
Cold splintering – This metaphor has been used to refer to the people inside the
house and the child fears the beginning of the day because those people in the
house are angry.
Chronic anger – This shows that the angers ...
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