What are the unusual things done by father William in the poem Father William by Lewis Carroll?
It's a humorous poem, about the many ways in which Father William is unusual for a man of his age.
In the poem You Are Old Father William, William is described as being old (obviously) with 'very white' hair, but also with 'grey locks'. He is also 'uncommonly fat'.
Lewis Carroll wrote the Alice books. Alice is the narrator of the poem in the book.
As far as I know, there is repetition and rhyming. Correct me if I am wrong.
the poem is very humorous and is a parody. it shows that the youth is arrogant.
Hank Harrison is the father of Courtney Michelle Love. Her mother is Linda Carroll.
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Answer One Robert Southey Answer Two Lewis Carroll Explanation Robert Southey wrote The Old Man's Comforts And How He Gained Them, which featured the first line, "You are old, Father William, the young man cried," a poem which Lewis Carroll parodied in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll's version is now very famous but the original is all but forgotten. From Southey's original You are old, Father William, the young man cried, The few locks which… Read More
You Are Old Father William appears in Chapter 5 of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It is a parody of a poem which Victorian children were expected to memorize and recite, Robert Southey's "The Old Man's Comforts And How He Gained Them" (1779): You are old, Father William the young man cried, The few locks which are left you are grey; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me… Read More
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Father William Gleeson died in 1903.
Father William Gleeson was born in 1827.
His birth father is unknown (after seeing Gambits unusual eyes he abandoned him.) His adoptive father is Jean-Luc Lebeau.
William Gilbert is called the father of modern electricity. Some refer to Benjamin Franklin as the father of modern electricity but William is considered the first father.
Is William Shatner father of Kaley Cuoco? No
William Marbury's father was also named William Marbury; his mother's name was Martha.
!!william garland is tupac father
William Sinclair - father - was born in 1804.
William Sinclair - father - died in 1878.
Lewis Carroll wrote You Are Old Father William as a parody of Robert Southey's The Old Man's Comforts And How He Gained Them. The Old Man's Comforts is precisely the sort of improving verse which Alice (in Wonderland) would have been expected to learn and recite in her lessons. Much of the point of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is to poke fun at the very earnest attitude of both Victorian education and literature, and to… Read More
In Robert Southey's poem "You are old Father William" an elderly man explains to his young interlocutor that he is content now to be old because when a young man he always lived his life in such a way that he would have no regrets later on. Lewis Carroll parodied the poem to destruction by rewriting it from the point of view of an old man who enjoys being old because being old is enjoyable… Read More
Father- William Dance
father william balance an eel at the end of the nose
Williams father was Admiral Sir William Penn and his first born son was William Penn Jr.
William McKinley's father was William McKinley, Sr ( Nov. 15, 1807 -Nov. 24, 1892)
The rhyming sceem is Y,S,Y,S,Y,S,Y,S,Y,S,Y ITS QUITE EASY
Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell weren't related. Alice's father, Henry was the dean at the college where Carroll taught. Carroll was friends with the Liddell family.
william penn's interested in themand his sons are not in comman with their father
Florence's father was called William Nightingale
Prince Charles is the father of Prince William.
William Shakespeare's father, John Shakespeare, died in September 1601. September 1601
No, he doesn't represent Alice's father; but the white rabbit supposedly represents her father. Because her father would leave the kids with Lewis Carroll and the white rabbit always runs away in the story.
Mary is the mother and William is the father
I (Sundar) think that Dr. William Kirby is the Father of Entomology.
William Christopher played Father Mulcahy in MASH.
William Franklin was a British officer who was arrested by his father, Ben. William didn't influence the war, but his father really did.
William Shakespeares father was John Shakespeare, a glover (glovemaker) of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England.
William Clay Ford Jr.'s father was a Ford executive
You Are Old Father William first appeared in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland which was published in 1865.
He is not the next in line to the throne Charles is - then William. William will only become King after his father dies or abdicates.
Mia Hamm's father is William Hamm. He was in the air force.
His father was Edsel Ford. His grandfather was Henry Ford.
Since he was an absentee father a lot of the time, a lot of people would say that makes him a bad father.
Athena was born out of her father Zeus's forehead.
William Edwards Deming is widely considered to be the father of scientific management.
What position did Shakespeare's father held in their town?
Dad. Father. John. Jack. Those sorts of things.