Another aspect is the diction of the poem. Together and we are both good examples of the diction in the poem. This helps me understand their relationship because the word together means: “Into companionship or close association.” This signifies that they had a close and strong bond because they would wander through the world of words together and with each other in a close relationship. The word we are also used a lot by her, signifying that she is not alone but with her father.
An aspect that shows the daughter’s relationship is further developed is through the diction of the poem. An example of this is the quote, “I became a solitary explorer.” This shows that she has become independent because the word solitary means done or alone. It shows that during her life she has explored the world by herself and her relationship with her father has started to diminish. She has become less dependent on her father and started to drift apart from her father’s teachings and go her own way. This is normal for a teenager to feel this way because some teenagers want to become more independent and stop relying on their parents’ teachings. She wanted to learn things by herself and go through puzzles at