The poems “Pontiac” and “My ’48 Pontiac” contained a numerous amount of fascinating parallels between each other. Each Poem involves a man who uses their Pontiac as a source, were they could reflect upon their issues. Alone with their car they could feel free to criticize. Unable to come to terms that some things change, these men find it hard to let go of what is close to them.
In “Pontiac” the man decides to remain
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are lost and people change. Morning the lose of a friend or unable to make a grave decision these men chose to remain with their Pontiac. The theme that best relates to the poems is during the circumstances of change some people are unable to retire from the familiar. As one-man can’t leave his Pontiac because of sentimental value, and the other is unable to decide whether to leave or remain with his wife.