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  1. This poem talks about life by dividing it into seven stages that all men must go through. It tells us that the world is a stage on which all of us stand to play a part. Therefore, we all have a purpose to fulfill and a role to play on the great stage of the world. We must dutifully go through the seRead more

    This poem talks about life by dividing it into seven stages that all men must go through. It tells us that the world is a stage on which all of us stand to play a part. Therefore, we all have a purpose to fulfill and a role to play on the great stage of the world. We must dutifully go through the seven stages that the poet has showcased in this poem and then duly take our exit from the stage, or die.

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  1. The poem All the World's a Stage does not have any rhyme scheme. It is written in open verse. Short Summary of the Poem All the World’s a Stage

    The poem All the World’s a Stage does not have any rhyme scheme. It is written in open verse.

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  1. Following poetic devices/literary devices have been used in the poem All the World's a Stage: Simile- A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Examples- “creeping like snail”, “Sighing like furnace”, “bearded like the pard” Metaphor- A metaphor directly refers to one thing bRead more

    Following poetic devices/literary devices have been used in the poem All the World’s a Stage:

    1. Simile- A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Examples- “creeping like snail”, “Sighing like furnace”, “bearded like the pard”
    2. Metaphor- A metaphor directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. Examples- “All the world’s a stage”, “all the men and women merely players”
    3. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “his shrunk shank”, “quick in quarrel”
    4. Symbolism– Symbolism is using symbols to signify ideas and qualities. Here, “stage” is used as a symbol for the world, “players” is the symbol for men and women, and “acts” symbolises ages.

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