What is the moral of the poem Vocation (Class 6)?

What is the moral of the poem Vocation (Class 6)?

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  1. The moral of the poem Vocation is child’s desire for freedom. He is bound to strict rules at home as well as in the school. He has to follow a certain routine and is also subjected to punishment by his parents when he makes a mistake. Hence when he sees the hawker roaming in the streets freely, gardener doing work with his spade freely and watchman walking in the night freely, he desires to be like them as he does not know their harsh reality.

    But the poem also throws light on how young children are treated at homes and schools. The poet explains how a child is psychologically affected by harsh treatment. So, the poem is a lesson for parents and teachers who remain strict towards the children.

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  2. The theme of the poem Vocation is child’s wish to be free. He is bored of following strict rules at home as well as in the school. He don’t like to get punished by his parents and teachers when he makes a mistake.
    He sees the hawker, gardener and watchman doing their work freely, he desires to be like them as he does not know their harsh reality.
    But the poem also tells us how young children are treated at homes and schools. The poet explains how a child is psychologically affected by harsh treatment. So, this poem is a lesson for parents and teachers who remain strict towards the children.

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