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  1. Enjambment: Enjambment is the continuation of a sentence or clause across a line break. For example, “But all sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together,” Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example, “A very preRead more

    1. Enjambment: Enjambment is the continuation of a sentence or clause across a line break. For example,

    “But all sorts of things and weather

    Must be taken in together,”

    1. Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example, “A very pretty squirrel track;”
    2. Alliteration: The repetition of the same letter sound across the start of several words in a line of text. For example, “Neither can you crack a nut.”

    The Mountain and the Squirrel Summary

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  1. “The Mountain and the Squirrel” is a poem in which the Squirrel and the Mountain fight each other to assert their superiority. Both the mountain and the squirrel boast about their superiority and, finally, accept each other’s significant role in God’s creation.   The Mountain and the squirrel SRead more

    “The Mountain and the Squirrel” is a poem in which the Squirrel and the Mountain fight each other to assert their superiority. Both the mountain and the squirrel boast about their superiority and, finally, accept each other’s significant role in God’s creation.

     

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  1. Conceit: An often unconventional, logically complex, or surprising metaphor whose delights are more intellectual than sensual. The poet uses water as a conceit for social injustice to the lower castes. Enjambment: The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or sRead more

    • Conceit: An often unconventional, logically complex, or surprising metaphor whose delights are more intellectual than sensual. The poet uses water as a conceit for social injustice to the lower castes.
    • Enjambment: The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
    • Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example,

    The water is witness

    Water Summary

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  1. The writer recounts her childhood struggle beset with water. She condemns the state of the poor and downtrodden that are denied water. A contrasting picture is brought out where some people die without water while others are washed out by the Tsunami. She also comments on water being a bone of conteRead more

    The writer recounts her childhood struggle beset with water. She condemns the state of the poor and downtrodden that are denied water. A contrasting picture is brought out where some people die without water while others are washed out by the Tsunami. She also comments on water being a bone of contention between the states and countries. Ironically, the same violent and destructive water can sit innocently in a Bisleri bottle. The poet’s critical stance becomes more intense towards the end as she refers to a multinational market created for this unique commodity. So, water is instrumental in the struggle for equal rights and privileges.

    Water Summary

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  1. The Poem has been written by an American essayist, lecturer and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882). Summary, Central Idea, and Textual Exercise of Poem A Nation's Strength.

    The Poem has been written by an American essayist, lecturer and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882).

    Summary, Central Idea, and Textual Exercise of Poem A Nation’s Strength.

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