Sajid Malik Blogger | Professional Content Writer | SEO Export | Web Lover 328 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 667 Points View Profile 0 Sajid Malik Explainer Asked: July 19, 2019 Explain imagery in hunger by jayanta mahapatra 0 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 0 Questions 44 Answers 4 Best Answers 253 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar Moderator When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm The poem “Hunger” by Jayanta Mahapatra is about a small incident which happened in the life of the poet. The poet explains his journey via boat on which the sailor offers his daughter to him for sex so that he may get money in return to feed himself and his daughter. The poet uses ample of images to describe the incident. He expresses his sexual hunger as flesh which was heavy on my back. He describes the sailor’s greed, need and and appearance with words like trailing his nets and his nerves, white bone thrash his eyes, his body clawed at the froth, father’s exhausted wile His restlessness is described as mind thumping in the flesh’s sling, Silence gripped my sleeves, sky fell on me and the surroundings are full of flickering dark Finally he describes the girl as Long and lean, her years cold as rubber, wormy legs. 0 Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Select as best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer.