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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The message of the poem The Last Bargain is that we should never desire worldly things like power, money and beauty. They are short-living and worthless. They do not give peace and joy to the soul. They always create fear of losing them in the minds of those who own them. A person should be like thaRead more

    The message of the poem The Last Bargain is that we should never desire worldly things like power, money and beauty. They are short-living and worthless. They do not give peace and joy to the soul. They always create fear of losing them in the minds of those who own them.

    A person should be like that innocent child who plays with the shells at the seashore. He has no worries of the world like the king or the old man or the beautiful lady. He is free from worldly pains and sorrows. The speaker finds liberty and peace in becoming a free man like the child and wants the reader to be like him in order to attain peace.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The Last Bargain means what the speaker desired. He does not want power, wealth or beauty because they are short-living and never remain forever. They also make the people fear of losing them. The last bargain is giving up desires and quest for worldly things. It is the bargain of achieving freedomRead more

    The Last Bargain means what the speaker desired. He does not want power, wealth or beauty because they are short-living and never remain forever. They also make the people fear of losing them.

    The last bargain is giving up desires and quest for worldly things. It is the bargain of achieving freedom and liberty. It is the bargain of independence, it is the bargain of giving eternal joy and peace to the soul.

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  1. "The Last Bargain” by Tagore is a sixteen lines poem composed in blank verse conveying a strong message well needed for the materialistic world that "no power, money or lust can make us happy".

    “The Last Bargain” by Tagore is a sixteen lines poem composed in blank verse conveying a strong message well needed for the materialistic world that “no power, money or lust can make us happy”.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The poem The Last Bargain does not have a definite rhyme scheme. It is written in blank verse. Each stanza has different number of lines and word length. Read summary of this poem.

    The poem The Last Bargain does not have a definite rhyme scheme. It is written in blank verse. Each stanza has different number of lines and word length.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The bargain simply means agreement between two or more people or groups or parties. Here in the poem, it means which is a promise which would give the speaker what he really wants. The bargains of the king, the old man and the beautiful lady do not seem to be true because the speaker knows that poweRead more

    The bargain simply means agreement between two or more people or groups or parties. Here in the poem, it means which is a promise which would give the speaker what he really wants. The bargains of the king, the old man and the beautiful lady do not seem to be true because the speaker knows that power, wealth and beauty do not last forever.

    Hence he accepts the bargain of the child i.e. to become free from all these worldly things and become a free man.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The moral of the poem The Last Bargain is that power, wealth and beauty are worthless. They cannot give joy to the soul. The soul of a man needs freedom and liberty. It does not want to be imprisoned by worldly pleasures which are in actual fake. The speaker finds innocence, truth and real joy in whRead more

    The moral of the poem The Last Bargain is that power, wealth and beauty are worthless. They cannot give joy to the soul. The soul of a man needs freedom and liberty. It does not want to be imprisoned by worldly pleasures which are in actual fake.

    The speaker finds innocence, truth and real joy in what the child offers and thus accept his offer readily. After accepting, the speaker feels like a free man.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The last bargain of the speaker was with the child who offered him to hire for nothing. It was the best bargain which the speaker accepted readily. The child has no worldly desires. He does not want power or wealth or beauty. He is simply playing with the shells. After accepting the child's offer, tRead more

    The last bargain of the speaker was with the child who offered him to hire for nothing. It was the best bargain which the speaker accepted readily. The child has no worldly desires. He does not want power or wealth or beauty. He is simply playing with the shells.

    After accepting the child’s offer, the speaker feels liberated. He loves being a free man and independent of sorrows of the world and its fake joy.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The speaker of the poem The Last Bargain is an man who is in the quest of independence and freedom from the clutches of fake and short-living worldly pleasures. He does not want power, wealth and beauty. For his these things are worthless because they cannot give joy to the soul. Instead he acceptsRead more

    The speaker of the poem The Last Bargain is an man who is in the quest of independence and freedom from the clutches of fake and short-living worldly pleasures. He does not want power, wealth and beauty.

    For his these things are worthless because they cannot give joy to the soul. Instead he accepts what the child offers i.e. nothing. After accepting the child’s offer, he feels free from the pain of the world.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The speaker does not say anything to the child. He simply accepts what the child offers i.e. nothing. This is the last bargain of the speaker. After making the bargain with the child, he becomes a free man. Read summary of this poem.

    The speaker does not say anything to the child. He simply accepts what the child offers i.e. nothing. This is the last bargain of the speaker. After making the bargain with the child, he becomes a free man.

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