16 Jan 2021 9:20 am
Q8.Read the poem. Write an appreciation of the poem in about 12-15 lines with the help of the given points.
The title of the poem: ‘Where the mind is without fear…..!
The poet: Rabindranath Tagore
Theme/Central Idea: This is a prayer to God.
Tagore asks Him to awaken his country into the heaven of freedom, where there is total freedom of good thoughts, good words, and good actions.
Rhyme scheme: written in free verse without any rhyme scheme or meter.
Figures of speech: Personification, Repetition, Metaphor, Alliteration, etc.
Special Features: (Type of poem, imagery, implied meaning if any, etc.) reflective poem; conveys strong feelings for the progress of the country; an extremely patriotic poem.
Favourite line/lines: Where They mind is without fear and the head is held high’.
Why I like/don’t like the poem: I like the poem as it is deeply sensitive, fresh, and beautiful.