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What is the Central Idea of the poem Imagination?

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  1. In the poem ‘Imagination’ George Bernard Shaw, the poet reminisces his boyhood day when he would play different games acting as pirates or cowboys. He read adventurous books which helped him to forget daily burdens. He recalls his fantasy could be translated in his exploring the poles and living with the Eskimos.

    Reading Jules Verne’s science fiction took him to the moon and Dr. Livingstone was his guide during his trip to Africa and then to America where he hides with Huckleberry Finn. Childhood fantasy and imagination gave him a chance to be the hero of all nations. After growing up he cherishes his world as a child. Though he has turned serious, he still likes the mysterious.

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