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  1. 'My Shadow,' by Robert Louis Stevenson, is a three-stanza poem which consist of four lines each. Stevenson has adopted a basic rhyming pattern of 'aabb' for this composition.   My Shadow Summary

    ‘My Shadow,’ by Robert Louis Stevenson, is a three-stanza poem which consist of four lines each. Stevenson has adopted a basic rhyming pattern of ‘aabb’ for this composition.

     

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  1. Simile- a figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another thing of a different type. For he sometimes shoots up taller like an India-rubber ball Imagery- Imagery is figurative language that generates a mental image through visual symbols. e.g, One morning, very early, before the sun was uRead more

    1. Simile– a figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another thing of a different type. For he sometimes shoots up taller like an India-rubber ball
    2. Imagery– Imagery is figurative language that generates a mental image through visual symbols. e.g, One morning, very early, before the sun was up. I rose and found the shining dew on every buttercup

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  1. Robert Louis Stevenson's story 'My Shadow' is written from the perspective of a child who is attempting to figure out what his shadow's role is. Because the child has no concept for what a shadow is or what it does, the central component is to comprehend the child's perception of the shadow in a uniRead more

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story ‘My Shadow’ is written from the perspective of a child who is attempting to figure out what his shadow’s role is. Because the child has no concept for what a shadow is or what it does, the central component is to comprehend the child’s perception of the shadow in a unique way.

     

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  1. The poem is divided into four stanzas. Each of the four stanzas consist of eight lines each. The rhyme scheme followed by stanza one is ‘ababbcbc’ and rhyme scheme followed by rest of the stanzas is ‘ababcdcd’.   The Vagabond Summary

    The poem is divided into four stanzas. Each of the four stanzas consist of eight lines each. The rhyme scheme followed by stanza one is ‘ababbcbc’ and rhyme scheme followed by rest of the stanzas is ‘ababcdcd’.

     

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  1. Alliteration- Alliteration is a literary method that involves the prominent recurrence of similar starting consonant sounds in subsequent or closely related syllables.Give to me the life I love, Let the lave go by me The Vagabond Summary

    1. Alliteration- Alliteration is a literary method that involves the prominent recurrence of similar starting consonant sounds in subsequent or closely related syllables.Give to me the life I love, Let the lave go by me

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  1. The core concept is that genuine freedom is more valuable than romance, money, hopes, or friendships. It is the most important thing to the poet.  A life lived without problems or responsibilities is the ideal type of life for the poet. He wants to be able to wander freely with nothing but the sky aRead more

    The core concept is that genuine freedom is more valuable than romance, money, hopes, or friendships. It is the most important thing to the poet.  A life lived without problems or responsibilities is the ideal type of life for the poet. He wants to be able to wander freely with nothing but the sky above him and the road beneath him. The poem makes no mention of the difficulties of surviving, obtaining money, or anything materialistic.

     

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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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