Justify the title The Snake Trying

Justify the title The Snake Trying

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  1. The title of the poem holds significant and deep meaning. The word trying here means “saving itself”. The snake in the poem, which is harmless and not poisonous, still becomes the victim of human’s fear as well as wrath. It finally succeeds in saving itself.

    So, the poem is about nature struggling to save itself from the humans. The poet believes that like us, other living organisms too, have right to live on the earth. However, we humans have snatched that away from them because of fear, wrath, greed, necessity.

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