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  1. Anaphora: the repetition of words or phrases in a group of sentences, clauses, or poetic lines. For example, “Sing of the….” Simile: a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid. For example, “SaidRead more

    • Anaphora: the repetition of words or phrases in a group of sentences, clauses, or poetic lines. For example, “Sing of the….”
    • Simile: a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid. For example, “Said the Mother in indignant words”
    • Enjambment: The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza. For Example, “Shall I sing”
    • Of your clear dawn with its pure gold-streaks?’”
    • Repetition: the use of the same word or phrase multiple times. Example, “‘What song shall I sing of you, my Mother?’”

    The Song of India Summary

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  1. In the poem “The Song of India,” the speaker contemplates what he should sing for his motherland, whether to praise the Himalayas, its bounty, or the season of all three sides. Or it could be about the beggars and lepers who frequent his streets or the filthy surroundings. Similarly, the debates wheRead more

    In the poem “The Song of India,” the speaker contemplates what he should sing for his motherland, whether to praise the Himalayas, its bounty, or the season of all three sides. Or it could be about the beggars and lepers who frequent his streets or the filthy surroundings. Similarly, the debates whether to sing about the country’s rich cultural legacy or the freedom warriors who risked their lives for the country.

    The Mother replies that she would sing a song about those who are suffering because of their ignorance; she would sing about the defenseless infant. Despite this, the speaker inquires as to what to sing, assuming it is his responsibility.

    He wonders if he should sing about our country’s progress once more. According to the speaker, our mother India must write our destiny’s book, erasing all of our sorrows. It should be a clear dawn tomorrow. Our nightmare should be able to depart in the middle of the night. We need to start writing about our bright future.

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