- 1 What is the meaning of the poem Abuelito who?
- 2 What does Abuelito who throws coins like rain mean?
- 3 What relationship does the speaker of the poem have with her Abuelito?
- 4 Is the rain on the roof that falls like coins Meaning?
- 5 What does dough and feathers mean?
- 6 What is the definition of ode?
- 7 How does the author use the figurative language of coins and rain in both the opening and closing lines of the poem?
- 8 How does Abuelito’s aging affect the speaker?
- 9 What sort of effect does the author attempt to create by using the simile in paragraph 8?
- 10 What is the universal theme of Abuelito who?
What is the meaning of the poem Abuelito who?
This poem is about the. speaker’s grandfather (Abuelito means “beloved grandfather” or “grandpa” in Spanish.), and many lines use figurative language to express different ideas and feelings about. abuelito.
What does Abuelito who throws coins like rain mean?
Abuelito 1 who throws coins like rain “Abuelito is a Spanish word meaning “Granddaddy.” ↩
What relationship does the speaker of the poem have with her Abuelito?
Answer: her aubelito is her grandfather.
Is the rain on the roof that falls like coins Meaning?
Answer: to narrate about particular memories she has of her grandfather or “abuelito”, an affectionate term for a grandfather in Spanish. For instance, Cisneros used figurative language and simile in line 1 to describe how her grandfather played with her making coins fall like raindrops from above.
What does dough and feathers mean?
Answer: Abuelito who throws coins like rain. and asks who loves him. who is dough and feathers.
What is the definition of ode?
An ode is a short lyric poem that praises an individual, an idea, or an event. In ancient Greece, odes were originally accompanied by music—in fact, the word “ode” comes from the Greek word aeidein, which means to sing or to chant.
In “Abuelito Who” by Sandra Cisneros, the poem opens with “Abuelito who throw coins like rain/ and asks who loves him” and it ends with “is the rain on the room that falls like coins/ asking who loves him/ who loves him who?” The figurative language used is simile.
How does Abuelito’s aging affect the speaker?
It makes the speaker angry at how much Abuelito has changed. C. It makes the speaker appear lazy because they don’t want to play with their Abuelito.
What sort of effect does the author attempt to create by using the simile in paragraph 8? A) The simile is meant to signify how the author prefers the snowy streets of the north to the white sands of the Florida Keys.
What is the universal theme of Abuelito who?
Theme of “Abuelito Who” “When you love someone, they can live forever in your memories.” OR “Memories are made up of special moments and unique qualities of a person.”