What is the story of fifteen by William Stafford?
Accordingly, what is the principal conflict in fifteen?
Situation: An eager 15 year old boy wants to ride a motorcycle and live the freedom of adults. There is an internal conflict in the poem, and this is symbolically shown with a motorcycle. The boy is conflicted by this chose of freedom. He has to decide whether or not to have freedom or wait for freedom.
Likewise, what is the purpose of the poet's use of Enjambment in the poem fifteen? Enjambment forces the reader's eye to the next line before they've completely processed the thought, creating tension between word and idea. Usually when a writer makes use of enjambment, the purpose is to fool the reader.
Similarly, it is asked, what is the tone of fifteen?
“Fifteen” is generally considered one of the finest poems in the collection, and typifies Stafford's sparse and simple narrative style, his friendly and conversational tone, his theme of self-reconciliation and regeneration through self-questioning and the process of discovery.
Who wrote the poem fifteen?