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A House, A Home Summary
A House, A Home Summary of the Poem
Poet Lorraine M. Halli discusses the difference between a house and a home. The poet believes in keeping a family together. He emphasized on caring and sharing done amongst the family members.
A house is made up of bricks, stone and hard woods having windows, doors, chimneys. A house is decorated with stuccos, tile floors. The poet discusses about the materials required to make a house. A house is made with these lifeless things.
Whereas in the second part, he discusses about the importance of values in a relationship that binds a family. Selfless love, care and displaying it brings together the members of the family. A home is a place where everyone loves each other. They share love and affection they have for each other.