He Had Such a Quiet Eyes

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He Had Such a Quiet Eyes
SYNOPSIS
This poem is about a lady who falls in love with the wrong man. She is fascinated with his eyes that seem to lure him to give him paradise. The man has a pair of quiet eyes that she does not realise they are not that quiet. As she is ‘charmed’ by the eyes, she does not listen to the advice given by other people who are concerned with her behaviour. In the end, she realises her mistakes and is broken hearted. THEME

• Betrayal of love
• Personal experiences
• Relationships that are meaningful
MORAL VALUES
• Don’t be naive and believe everything we are told especially in matters of the heart. • Be wise when choosing friends.
• Falling in love is normal but one should be careful. • We must learn from the experience of other people.
• We should be very careful not to give in our principle in order to please other people. TONE, MOOD, ATMOSPHERE
• Refelective
• Sad and happy
• Sympathetic
POINT OF VIEW
• Second and third person points of view
LANGUAGE & STYLE
• Simple and easy to understand
• Simple style with rhyming scheme

MEANING OF WORDS
• sighs – long, deep audible breaths
• eyes – a pair of organs of sight
• advice – guidance
• desolate – unhappy and uninhabited
• pleasure-seeking – looking for a feeling of happy satisfaction • dice – a small cube with each side having a different number ranging from 1 to 6 • layered – arranged in layers
• lies – intentional false statements
• realise – become aware
• compromise – agree
• paradise – heaven
• render – provide or give help
• imploring – begging desperately
• wise – having knowledge and good judgement
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