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    In the poem, the poet refers to the characters like Penelope, Squirrel, Pigling, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and other such characters created by different authors. Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary 

    In the poem, the poet refers to the characters like Penelope, Squirrel, Pigling, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and other such characters created by different authors.

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    In the poem, “Television”, the darling ones are the children. Before the invention of the television, the children used to entertain themselves by reading books. They would indulge themselves in the world of books and read voraciously. Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary

    In the poem, “Television”, the darling ones are the children. Before the invention of the television, the children used to entertain themselves by reading books. They would indulge themselves in the world of books and read voraciously.

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    The tone of the poem makes it humorous. The poet addresses a serious issue to the readers, all the while making the tone humorous. Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary

    The tone of the poem makes it humorous. The poet addresses a serious issue to the readers, all the while making the tone humorous.

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    The monster referred to in the last line of the passage is the television. Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary

    The monster referred to in the last line of the passage is the television.

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    The poet says that the children’s mind will fill with joy is there was no TV as he believed that books are the real joy in the world. Reading books give a much more pleasure compared to the television. Nothing can be as interesting as reading books which will bring joy and happiness to the child. TeRead more

    The poet says that the children’s mind will fill with joy is there was no TV as he believed that books are the real joy in the world. Reading books give a much more pleasure compared to the television. Nothing can be as interesting as reading books which will bring joy and happiness to the child.

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    Dahl uphold the virtues and pleasures of reading and being engrossed in book and at the same time critiques the invention of the television, very correctly known as the “idiot box.” The poet says on reading books, children will be able to think and ponder, imagine a whole new world and gain knowledgRead more

    Dahl uphold the virtues and pleasures of reading and being engrossed in book and at the same time critiques the invention of the television, very correctly known as the “idiot box.” The poet says on reading books, children will be able to think and ponder, imagine a whole new world and gain knowledge. Reading books will satisfy their mind and heart.

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    The “ridiculous machine” is the television in the poem. The poet uses a lot imagery to describe it as television is concerned with lots of wonderful and terrible images and must be interesting enough to watch the audience’s attention. He portrays the dangerous threat which a television poses for eveRead more

    The “ridiculous machine” is the television in the poem. The poet uses a lot imagery to describe it as television is concerned with lots of wonderful and terrible images and must be interesting enough to watch the audience’s attention. He portrays the dangerous threat which a television poses for everyone especially the kids and pleads the parents to not put their kids in front of the “idiot box.” The poet says that the children are unable to think as they observe what they see from the TV. The child no longer questions what is right or wrong but only digests whatever is injected into their brain through the TV. He critiques the invention of the television, very correctly known as the “idiot box.”

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    The poet addresses the poem in a third person perspective as if trying to cajole the readers along with him. This is why the poet says “we” instead of “I.” Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary

    The poet addresses the poem in a third person perspective as if trying to cajole the readers along with him. This is why the poet says “we” instead of “I.”

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    The poet uses capitals in this part of the poem as if the poet tries to urge the parents to listen to all the harm a TV does to their kids. Television Poem Stanza Wise Summary

    The poet uses capitals in this part of the poem as if the poet tries to urge the parents to listen to all the harm a TV does to their kids.

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