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  1. Beloved halts mean memories which are mix of joy and sorrow. After the incident, which the poet describes in the poem, the time passed and the poet forget most of the things. However there were certain memories like ceremonies, marriages, funerals, bad times etc which the poet still remembers. ReadRead more

    Beloved halts mean memories which are mix of joy and sorrow. After the incident, which the poet describes in the poem, the time passed and the poet forget most of the things. However there were certain memories like ceremonies, marriages, funerals, bad times etc which the poet still remembers.

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  1. Sun-warmed hedge means the fence of grass made for decoration purposes. In this poem, when the teacher harshly abuses the poet and children laugh at her, the poet hides her face in the sun-warmed hedge, There she feel a little bit comfort and warmth. Read summary of this poem.

    Sun-warmed hedge means the fence of grass made for decoration purposes. In this poem, when the teacher harshly abuses the poet and children laugh at her, the poet hides her face in the sun-warmed hedge, There she feel a little bit comfort and warmth.

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  1. After reading the poem Punishment in Kindergarten, we find that harsh more hurt more than physical punishment because the wounds of physical punishment heal up quickly. However the pain of harsh words do not go easily. In the poem, the poet is not punished physically. Instead, the teacher harshly asRead more

    After reading the poem Punishment in Kindergarten, we find that harsh more hurt more than physical punishment because the wounds of physical punishment heal up quickly. However the pain of harsh words do not go easily.

    In the poem, the poet is not punished physically. Instead, the teacher harshly asks her to join other girls and not stand alone. However, these words hurt the poet a lot and she remembers the incident throughout her life.

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  1. "Honey-coloured day of peace" means a sweet day full of peace and prosperity. In the poem, the poet remembers the day when she was a child and went on a picnic. A picnic is always sweet, joyful and prosperous. Read summary of this poem.

    “Honey-coloured day of peace” means a sweet day full of peace and prosperity. In the poem, the poet remembers the day when she was a child and went on a picnic. A picnic is always sweet, joyful and prosperous.

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  1. Poet's teacher who was wearing blue frock drained the peace of poet's honey coloured day by throwing harsh words on her. Read summary of this poem.

    Poet’s teacher who was wearing blue frock drained the peace of poet’s honey coloured day by throwing harsh words on her.

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  1. Visual imagery is a type of imagery which appeals to the eyes of human. In the poem, we find various examples of visual imagery. e.g. blue-frocked woman honey-coloured day steel-white sun Read summary of this poem.

    Visual imagery is a type of imagery which appeals to the eyes of human. In the poem, we find various examples of visual imagery. e.g.

    1. blue-frocked woman
    2. honey-coloured day
    3. steel-white sun

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  1. The message of the poem Punishment in Kindergarten for the teachers is that they should never scold them in the way poet's teacher did. Not all students are alike. They have different ways of living the life and also have different personalities. Thus the teacher should not judge them based on theirRead more

    The message of the poem Punishment in Kindergarten for the teachers is that they should never scold them in the way poet’s teacher did. Not all students are alike. They have different ways of living the life and also have different personalities. Thus the teacher should not judge them based on their personality.

    The words of teacher can be dangerous for the students if they are harsh. They may the words seriously and thus would be affected by them.

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  1. In the poem Punishment in Kindergarten, the poet is was very shy and introvert during her childhood. This is why she was standing alone on the picnic day. Read summary of this poem.

    In the poem Punishment in Kindergarten, the poet is was very shy and introvert during her childhood. This is why she was standing alone on the picnic day.

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  1. The blue-frocked woman was teacher of the poet in her childhood days. The poet remembers her because the latter ruined poet's day on the picnic by using harsh words against her. Read summary of this poem.

    The blue-frocked woman was teacher of the poet in her childhood days. The poet remembers her because the latter ruined poet’s day on the picnic by using harsh words against her.

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