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  1. The phrase "where knowledge is free" means a country in which all the people, regardless of their class, caste or religion, have access to knowledge. The poet believes that if all the people are educated, our country will prosper and thus become "heaven of freedom". Read summary of this poem.

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  1. The poem Where the Mind is Without Fear is a patriotic poem in the form of prayer to God. It was written during the pre-independence era when India was struggling to gain independence from British. Read summary of this poem.

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  1. "Narrow domestic walls" refer to barriers which prevent the people to unite. e.g. caste, creed, religion, sect, language, area etc. The poet is of the views that these barriers have been created by the people as they believe in superstitions and blind faiths. These walls stop the country from makingRead more

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  1. The poet uses various images to symbolise the ills of his country as well as the things which he desire. e.g. he symbolises division of society and discrimination with the phrase "broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls". In addition he uses images like "depth of truth", clear stream of reRead more

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  1. In the poem, Where the Mind is Without Fear, the poet prays for a perfect country which is guided by rational minds and is free of all types of social ills. The "heaven of freedom" means Independent India in which people are united and not divided into castes, religions, languages etc. In this "heavRead more

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  1. In the poem Where the Mind is Without Fear, reason holds a significant place. According to the poet, reason should be as clear as stream. It should be the guiding force of all the individuals. There should be no room for superstitions and blind faiths. People should use scientific mind in order to pRead more

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  1. The idea of freedom in the poem Where the Mind is Without Fear, is comprehensive and touches all the ills of the society. According to the poet, the free India should not be ruled and governed by British. In addition, it should be free from division, superstitions and illogical thinking. The Free InRead more

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