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Children's Party Analysis



Author: poem of Ogden Nash Type: poem Views: 10

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May I join you in the doghouse, Rover?

I wish to retire till the party's over.

Since three o'clock I've done my best

To entertain each tiny guest.



My conscience now I've left behind me,

And if they want me, let them find me.

I blew their bubbles, I sailed their boats,

I kept them from each other's throats.



I told them tales of magic lands,

I took them out to wash their hands.

I sorted their rubbers and tied their laces,

I wiped their noses and dried their faces.



Of similarities there's lots

Twixt tiny tots and Hottentots.

I've earned repose to heal the ravages

Of these angelic-looking savages.



Oh, progeny playing by itself

Is a lonely little elf,

But progeny in roistering batches

Would drive St. francis from here to Natchez.



Shunned are the games a parent proposes,

They prefer to squirt each other with hoses,

Their playmates are their natural foemen

And they like to poke each other's abdomen.



Their joy needs another woe's to cushion it,

Say a puddle, and someone littler to push in it.

They observe with glee the ballistic results

Of ice cream with spoons for catapults,



And inform the assembly with tears and glares

That everyone's presents are better than theirs.

Oh, little women and little men,

Someday I hope to love you again,



But not till after the party's over,

So give me the key to the doghouse, Rover

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This is a poem written by a first person.
The tone is exasperated and upset.
The Mood of the poem is funny.
Its about the host who wants to escape the little children.
I the first stanza it talks about how the poet had surrendered and wants to retreat.
The second stanza is about what the poet did for the children in the party.
In the third stanza he says why he deserves the rest.
The rest of the poem is about how barbaric the children are.
St, Francis is the Saint of Patience. The poet is saying that these children will even drive the Saint of Patience running away from them
\"Of these angelic looking savages \" shows that the children are barbarians disguised as angels.

| Posted on 2011-08-27 | by a guest


.: :.

This is a poem written by a first person.
The tone is exasperated and upset.
The Mood of the poem is funny.
Its about the host who wants to escape the little children.
I the first stanza it talks about how the poet had surrendered and wants to retreat.
The second stanza is about what the poet did for the children in the party.
In the third stanza he says why he deserves the rest.
The rest of the poem is about how barbaric the children are.
St, Francis is the Saint of Patience. The poet is saying that these children will even drive the Saint of Patience running away from them
\"Of these angelic looking savages \" shows that the children are barbarians disguised as angels.

| Posted on 2011-08-27 | by a guest




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