- 1 What does Johnson vow at the end of on my first son?
- 2 Why does the speaker wish to lose all father now?
- 3 What does child of my right hand mean?
- 4 How are notes receivables converted back to accounts?
What does Johnson vow at the end of on my first son?
Instead of moving on, heartened by his religious faith, he closes the poem with a bitter vow: “henceforth all his vows be such / as what he loves may never like too much.” In other words, he vows to never again love anyone or anything as much as he loved his son.
What is the central message of Ben Jonson’s poem?
The poem is short, but much emotion and meaning is held in those few lines. The gist of it is easy to access. Jonson says his final good-bye to his seven-year-old son and expresses the joy and love he felt for him. He tries to justify the boy’s death by saying it was his fate and due time by God’s decree.
How do you interpret the metaphor in lines 3/4 in which Ben Jonson compares his son’s life to a loan?
In lines 3-4, he describes human life as a metaphorical loan. His son was “lent to [him]. ” The metaphor suggests that Jonson’s son doesn’t belong on earth; his true home is in Heaven. However, the sound of these lines suggests that Jonson has a hard time accepting this idea.
What is the epigram in on my first son?
Farewell, thou child of my right hand, and joy; My sin was too much hope of thee, lov’d boy. Seven years tho’ wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the just day. O, could I lose all father now!
Why does the speaker wish to lose all father now?
Why does the speaker wish to “lose all father now”? He doesn’t wanna be a father, doesn’t want to get hurt again. What does he vow in lines 11-12? To not make the same mistake again of loving anything more than God.
Why does the Speaker of on my first son envy his dead son?
The speaker elaborates on why he thinks he should envy the state of death. He says he should because those who are dead have escaped the pains of the world and the pains of the body (“flesh’s rage”), like stomachaches, arthritis, that sort of thing. It’s pretty wild to think of physical pains as flesh’s rage.
What is the sin The speaker refers to in line 2?
Line 2: The speaker says his “sin” was having “too much hope” for his son. It is a “sin” because the speaker failed to realize that his son’s life could end at any time.
What is the difference between the words love and like in the last line What does the speaker vow in that line?
Lines 11-12 The speaker concludes the poem by telling his son that he (the speaker) will make a vow. The speaker’s vow will be never to “like too much” the things he loves. In other words, if he loves something, he’s not going to get too crazy about it because you never know when it will be taken away.
What does child of my right hand mean?
1 of my right hand: a pun on the meaning of his name: Benjamin in Hebrew means “son of the right hand”, something brought out in the Bible (Genesis 35: 18: “his father [Jacob] called him Benjamin, (that is, the son of the right hand)”. It suggests that he was his father’s help and support, someone essential to him.
Which is an example of slant rhyme from on my first son?
saying goodbye to joy. fix thirst. Which is an example of slant rhyme from On My First Son? In, Song:To Celia, what does the speaker hope happens to the rosy wreath?
What do you think is the purpose of epigrams?
The most basic definition of an epigram is a brief, clever, and memorable statement. Some of them are formulated with satirical purposes in mind, and others are purposely meant to be confusing.
What is the sin The speaker refers to in line two?
How are notes receivables converted back to accounts?
Credit Interest income by the amount of accrued interest If a client is unable to pay the principal amount and accrued interest at the maturity date, notes receivables can be converted back to accounts receivables as follows: Debit Accounts receivable by the principal amount and accrued interest
When do you pay interest on a note receivable?
Stated interest: A note receivable generally includes a predetermined interest rate; the maker of the note is obligated to pay the interest amount due, in addition to the principal amount, at the same time that they pay the principal amount.
Who is the payee of a note receivable?
The maker classifies the note as a note payable. The payee is the party that holds the note and receives payment from the maker when the note is due. The payee classifies the note as a note receivable.
What happens to Notes receivable when the maker defaults?
When maker of the note defaults: The above example illustrates the situation where maker duly makes the payment. But if maker fails to make the payment at the date of maturity, the note is said to have been defaulted. A defaulted note is worthless therefore the amount due from notes receivable is immediately transferred to accounts receivable.