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What is the central idea of the poem The Cry of Children?

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  1. The poet brings forth the horrors of the Industrial Revolution and the cruelties of child labour through this poem. We see how the children have almost become corpses- with red eyes and exhausted bodies that cannot work anymore. The poem is a critique of child labour and shows us how it takes away children’s dreams and childhood.


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