“Two Worlds Collide”
Responsibility, being responsible is the ability of an individual to compromise one’s self to be able to meet his/her interest as well as the interest of others. However, an individual should know his or her limitations; a person can only take too much responsibility. In the poem “There Will Come Soft Rains”, the author suggests that humans can sometimes be ignorant and that we’ve been conditioned to ensure that the blame never rests on ourselves. When there’s a fault, we make every effort to point the fingers away from us, feeling blamed can interfere with your ability to accept responsibility for your actions and cause you to take constructive criticism personally. The nature, for example, as humans we tend to think that we are superior and that everything would come crashing down without us when in reality nature will go on with or without mankind. Have you imagined how the world would be like if humans disappeared? Now a days, most humans depend themselves on technology, our household appliances that makes our chores easier, mobile devices and computers that connects us everywhere and anywhere in the world, due to these mechanizations, our lives became more manageable. Responsibility starts at home, where everyone learns how to share and understand how it is like to be able to grow with others. As well as, responsibility also takes place in nature and how we, as humans, take care of our environment. The poem mainly deals about the provisions for survival of society and nature together. It also talks about the serene beauty and life of nature itself. Throughout the poem, Sara Teasdale dwells on the being of mankind and nature as two different worlds and yet they are one and the same. The first six lines have literal meanings that talk about the relationship between nature and mankind. At the first stanza, it denotes the calm dissension of both worlds (humanity and nature), “soft rains” symbolizes the silent war, which may pertain to an...
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