31 Jan 2020

BA English How to Explain the Lines of Poems



How to write explanation of given lines of poetry?

LEISURE (William Davies)
The poet is lamenting over the rushed and hurried manners of the modern man. The modern man has no free time to enjoy the delights of nature. He has even no time to….
In the given lines the poet says that…Here you can explain given lines in question paper, no more 3-4 lines

TARTARY (Walter De La Mare)
The poet imagines himself to be the lord of Tartary. Being the absolute sovereign of Tartary, he would be the sole owner of everything there. He would enjoy the beauty of its…..
In the given lines the poet says that……

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS (Elizabeth Sewell)
As In the poem the poetess is determined to celebrate the New Year away from traditional manners. She makes three promises to herself.
In these lines the poetess makes her first promise……

WOMAN WORK     (Maya Angelou)
1-2 The poetess says that a woman has to perform many duties in her life. She leads a very difficult and hard life.
In these lines the poetess says that ……
3-6 The poetess says that a woman likes to enjoy the beauty of nature after tiresome daily routine of life. She wants to enjoy the company of nature.
In these lines the poetess says that she asks ……

THE REBEL   (D.J. Enright)
The poet projects the contrasts in the personality of a rebel. This rebel goes against the norms and regulations of the society in order to be looked different.
In these lines the poet tells us that the rebel……

PATRIOT INTO TRAITER     (Robert Browning)
The poet tells us that nothing is permanent in the world of politics. The people were ready to lay down their lives even on a slight signal given to them by the hero.
In these lines the poet tells us that the politician……

The Huntsman   (Edward Lowbury)
Basically, this poem is based on Kenyan folktale but with a moral message. The irony and suspense in the poem create a shocking impact. The poem illustrates the moral of the lesson, “Think before you speak”.
In these lines the poet tells us that Kagwa……

One Art (Elizabeth Bishop)
The poetess says that this art will produce in us a sort of indifference towards material things. Therefore, the loss of such things should not give us any shock.
In these lines the poetess tells us that ……

The Solitary Reaper (William Wordsworth)
The poem deals with a personal experience of Wordsworth. The poet happened to meet a Scottish peasant girl.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

All The World‘s A Stage (William Shakespeare)
The poet says a man comes on the stage of world and after performing his assigned roles he leaves the stage and dies.
In these lines the poet tells us about …

Departure and Arrival (T.S. Eliot)
T.S Eliot is a poet of optimism and conviction he builds our faith in the power of struggle. He urges us to accept the challenge of life bravely.
In these lines the poet tells us about …

A POISON TREE (William Blake)
The poet gives a moral lesson by describing imaginary events. He says that the evil passions of hatred and malice destroy human peace. The poet expressed these views in the form of poison tree.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH
Emily Dickinson
In this thought provoking poem, the poetess has given us a glimpse of her ride with death. The poetess wants to stress the point that death is not an end of life but the beginning of immortal life.
In these lines the poetess tells us that ……

LIGHTS OUT (Edward Thomas)
The poet pleads that the sleep is a great gift of God, a blessing on human beings. Sleep soothes and comforts us by making us forget everything for the time being. Same is the case of death.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

After apple picking (Robert Frost)
The poet says that if a person felt drowsy. In that drowsiness, the common place thing appeared to be strange. He could not wipe off that strangeness.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

THE VANISHING VILLAGE (R.S. Thomas)
In the poem, “The vanishing Village”, the poet laments over the rapid decline of the villages. The unchecked, unabated large scale migration towards cities goes on worldwide.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

WHEN I HAVE FEARS (John Keats)
The theme of the sonnet is the fears of the poet that he would die in a young age before the fulfillment of his poetic potential.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

KUBLA KHAN (S.T. Coleridge)
Coleridge is a world famous poet. His world famous poems, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and “Christ able” are the best examples of Coleridge’s supernaturalism.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

Hawk’s Monologue (Ted Hughes)
The poet shows us a Hawk as a sign of dictator in the poem. The Hawk feels that he is the sole-ruler of the kingdom of birds as a dictator becomes power drunken.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

Say this city has ten million souls (W.H. Auden)
The poet point out that Hitler was a sworn enemy of the Jews. The Jews were his target. The destruction of the Jews was the sole aim in his life.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

Politics (W.B.Yeats)
This is short poem on love. The poet believes that love is a more forceful and powerful thing than politics.
In these lines the poet tells us about ……

Snake D.H Lawrence)
Lawrence is a great lover and admirer of the objects of nature. So this natural instinct of poetry compelled him to compose a beautiful poem on a very common and dangerous object of nature-Snake.
In these lines the poet tells us about-

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