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Analysis and comments on To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan

Comment 6 of 6, added on May 16th, 2011 at 1:08 PM.
on this poem

it could have been better .but it was nice


nikita from India
Comment 5 of 6, added on May 7th, 2010 at 2:47 PM.

i love this poem because it is related to our daily life when our parents
become worried about us more than usual; but life will be okay and they
should respect our life and our choices.

saasoo from Egypt
Comment 4 of 6, added on May 19th, 2009 at 1:35 PM.

This is a beautiful poem saying basically that children and their parents
must grow apart for them to truly grow themselves. It also mentions the
hope that the children will come back, for help or to just say hello. It's
a very comforting poem for parents whose children are moving out or away.

Monique from United States
Comment 3 of 6, added on September 10th, 2005 at 3:43 AM.

thanks nice beutiful.

roy from Bangladesh
Comment 2 of 6, added on May 16th, 2005 at 4:23 PM.

To a Daughter Leaving Home is about parents having to let go. They teach
their kids to be independent and when they finally are, parents want to be
needed. They wait for their kids to crash and run back to them.

Virginia from United States
Comment 1 of 6, added on April 16th, 2005 at 10:47 AM.

Simple,precise little poem comparing a daughter learning to ride a bike to
leaving home and the mother`s feelings towards it. It portrays the mother`s
feeling of trepidation watching her daughter go through life`s process.

rodger from Canada

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Information about To A Daughter Leaving Home

Poet: Linda Pastan
Poem: To A Daughter Leaving Home
Volume: The Imperfect Paradise
Year: 1988
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 1061 times


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