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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    In the first situation, the kite is flying high in the sky. In the second situation, the kite is caught in a tree. Read summary of The Kite Play Quiz on The Kite

    In the first situation, the kite is flying high in the sky. In the second situation, the kite is caught in a tree.

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  1. The word Prance means to move legs like in dancing. The phrase pranced and partied, here refers to the thoughts which keep occurring in the mind of the child and remain there until the next morning. Read summary of What If Play Quiz on What If

    The word Prance means to move legs like in dancing. The phrase pranced and partied, here refers to the thoughts which keep occurring in the mind of the child and remain there until the next morning.

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  1. The speaker of the poem What If is a young child. These worries often occupy the minds of children. They usually happen because of our day to day activities. The child too would have seen such mishaps in his daily life and thus remains worried. We can get rid of such worries by remaining confident,Read more

    The speaker of the poem What If is a young child. These worries often occupy the minds of children. They usually happen because of our day to day activities. The child too would have seen such mishaps in his daily life and thus remains worried. We can get rid of such worries by remaining confident, optimistic, hopeful and having strong will power.

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  1. The speaker is a young child whose mind remains occupied with imaginary fears. Read summary of What If Play Quiz on What If

    The speaker is a young child whose mind remains occupied with imaginary fears.

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  1. Yes, the child's fears are unnecessary because he is just assuming these things. In real life they do not happen. They might happen in future but we should always remain hopeful and optimistic and should be confident enough to face them. Read summary of What If Play Quiz on What If

    Yes, the child’s fears are unnecessary because he is just assuming these things. In real life they do not happen. They might happen in future but we should always remain hopeful and optimistic and should be confident enough to face them.

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  1. These lines reveal that the speaker i.e. the young child is a coward. He might have seen such incidents in his day to day life or in the movies. Such imaginary fears haunt his mind which make him restless during the night. Read summary of What If Play Quiz on What If

    These lines reveal that the speaker i.e. the young child is a coward. He might have seen such incidents in his day to day life or in the movies. Such imaginary fears haunt his mind which make him restless during the night.

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  1. Following literary devices have been used in the poem What If: Personification: It is the attribution of human characteristics to non-human things and animals. e.g. "Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long". In these lines, the thoughts are referred to as a living bRead more

    Following literary devices have been used in the poem What If:

    1. Personification: It is the attribution of human characteristics to non-human things and animals. e.g. “Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long“. In these lines, the thoughts are referred to as a living being.
    2. Repetition: It is the repetition of various words or phrases in the poem for poetic effect. e.g. the phrase “What If” has been repeated ample of times in the poem.
    3. Alliteration: It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g. “pranced and partied”

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  1. The poem reveals the struggles of young children. Often they start associating imaginary things with real life. These negative things always come up in their minds during the night time. The poet indirectly suggests the readers to counsel the children and help them build strong will-power and confidRead more

    The poem reveals the struggles of young children. Often they start associating imaginary things with real life. These negative things always come up in their minds during the night time. The poet indirectly suggests the readers to counsel the children and help them build strong will-power and confidence in themselves so that they may be able to get rid of such thoughts.

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