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    Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “FASTER than fairies”, “houses, / hedges”, “child/ who clambers”, “glimpse/ and gone” Imagery- Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. The poet uses imagery toRead more

    1. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “FASTER than fairies”, “houses, / hedges”, “child/ who clambers”, “glimpse/ and gone”
    2. Imagery– Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. The poet uses imagery to describe the scenes he observes from the train.
    3. Simile- A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Examples- “charging along/ like troops in a battle, / All through the meadows, / the horses and cattle”, “the sights/ of the hill and the plain/ Fly as thick/ as driving rain”
    4. Enjambment– It is the continuation of a sentence to multiple lines. All the sentences in this poem span multiple lines and are therefore of this nature.

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    The main theme of this poem is the view from a railway carriage. The poet talks about how fast the train is, and how its speed makes the scenery outside look. The train rushes past animals and objects, and people going about their day, but the poet only catches everything for a split second.   FromRead more

    The main theme of this poem is the view from a railway carriage. The poet talks about how fast the train is, and how its speed makes the scenery outside look. The train rushes past animals and objects, and people going about their day, but the poet only catches everything for a split second.  

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