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  1. Imagery: In poetry, novels, and other types of writing, imagery is a literary method that uses vivid descriptions to evoke an image or idea in the reader's mind. Language-based imagery strives to convey the thrilling and emotional experience of reading a book, not just to paint a picture. For examplRead more

    1. Imagery: In poetry, novels, and other types of writing, imagery is a literary method that uses vivid descriptions to evoke an image or idea in the reader’s mind. Language-based imagery strives to convey the thrilling and emotional experience of reading a book, not just to paint a picture. For example, “He is with them in sun and in shower, / and his garment is covered with dust.”
    2. Enjambment: It is a poetic term for the continuation of a sentence or phrase from one line of poetry to the next. For example, “Leave this chanting and singing/ and telling of beads!”

    Work is worship Summary

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  1. The poet advises the priests to stop worshipping God in the temple and to stop counting beads, singing, and reciting mantras, claiming that God does not actually reside there but rather among the hard-working, modest path-makers.   Work is worship Summary

    The poet advises the priests to stop worshipping God in the temple and to stop counting beads, singing, and reciting mantras, claiming that God does not actually reside there but rather among the hard-working, modest path-makers.

     

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  1. Worship typically refers to activities related to religion, culture, etc. Whatever the case, labor is the greatest form of religion. For a job, it is a must for everyone. Therefore, the concept "work is worship" justifies the importance of labor in our lives as well as our attitude toward it. The EnRead more

    Worship typically refers to activities related to religion, culture, etc. Whatever the case, labor is the greatest form of religion. For a job, it is a must for everyone. Therefore, the concept “work is worship” justifies the importance of labor in our lives as well as our attitude toward it. The English essay “Work is worship” will aid us in better understanding how human psychology approaches this issue.

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  1. Rhetorical Question- A question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer. Examples- Whom dost thou worship in this lonely dark corner of a temple with doors all shut?”, “Deliverance? / Where is this deliverance to be found?”, “What harm is there if tRead more

    Rhetorical Question- A question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer. Examples- Whom dost thou worship in this lonely dark corner of a temple with doors all shut?”, “Deliverance? / Where is this deliverance to be found?”, “What harm is there if thy clothes become tattered and stained?”

     

    Open thy eye and see thy God Summary

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  1. Tagore believes that God is where the common hardworking people are. God does not stay stuck in the dark corners of temples, instead he works with the men who tirelessly toil to till our fields and build our roads, and keep society going.   Open thy eye and see thy God Summary

    Tagore believes that God is where the common hardworking people are. God does not stay stuck in the dark corners of temples, instead he works with the men who tirelessly toil to till our fields and build our roads, and keep society going.

     

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  1. Imagery- Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “the smell of the shiuli flowers floats in the air”, “the scent of my mother”, “the blue of the distant sky”, “the stillness of my mother’s gaze” Enjambment- It is the continuation of a sentence to multiple liRead more

    1. Imagery– Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “the smell of the shiuli flowers floats in the air”, “the scent of my mother”, “the blue of the distant sky”, “the stillness of my mother’s gaze”
    2. Enjambment– It is the continuation of a sentence to multiple lines. Every stanza here is an example of enjambment.
    3. Simile– A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Example- “the scent of the morning service in the temple/ comes to me as the scent of my mother”

    My Mother Summary

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  1. The main idea of this poem is the way a mother’s love and touch can never be lost, even if she is long gone. Even though the poet barely remembers his mother, he feels her presence around his playthings, in the scent of morning service, and in the blue sky.   My Mother Summary

    The main idea of this poem is the way a mother’s love and touch can never be lost, even if she is long gone. Even though the poet barely remembers his mother, he feels her presence around his playthings, in the scent of morning service, and in the blue sky.

     

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