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    determination. Throughout the poem, situations are described that all relate to the theme of self-belief and perseverance. The first line of the first stanza reads, “If you can keep your head when all about you/Are* losing theirs and blaming it on you.” This line fundamentally sums up the entire message...
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  • Katre
    ending is generally considered an example of situational irony. It was allegedly written atPete's Tavern[2][3] on Irving Place in New York City. SUMMARY • All Della has is $1.87. The next day is Christmas. What to do? • Della collapses on the couch and cries up a storm. • As Della transitions from...
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  • Our Causarina Tree
    The poetess writes this in reminiscence of the Casuarina tree that grew in the courtyard of her childhood home. The poem opens with a description of the tree, tall enough to make it seem like it touches the stars, strong enough to continue growing despite scars on its trunk and despite all this it provides...
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  • The Causaurina Tree
    Toru Dutt was one of the famous writers of her time. ‘Our Casuarina Tree’ is the finest specimen of her poetic craftsmanship. The poem is not merely a poem, but also an attempt by the poet to recapture her past and immortalize it. The tree is presented both as a symbol and as an object of nature and...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    their native soil And their kindred branches : plucked , they fade And lose the colours Nature on them laid " These lines from her poem OUR CASUARINA TREE reveal her conviction that poetry like flowers looks loveliest in its native languages . and poetry written in a foreign language cannot capture...
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  • The Casuarina Tree
    Our Casuarina Tree Our Casuarina Tree is a poem by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet.The poem gives an objective description of the tree and the charm associated with poet's childhood. It begins with an account of the giant tree with a creeper wrapped around it like a huge python. It is the centre of busy life...
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  • Our Casurina Tree
    Brief Notes on "Our Casuarina Tree" * “ ‘Our Casuarina Tree’ ends the little volume. It opens with a description of the giant tree, festooned with the crimson flowers of a great creeper which winds round and round it ‘like a huge python’. By day and by night it is a centre of busy life and sweet...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    India-My Native Land * Our Casuarina Tree * La Belle Dame Sans Merci * The Ballad of father Gilligan * Laugh and Be Merry * The Slave’s Dream * The Frog and the Nightingale Some tips for tackling Shakespeare: Tackle the play Act wise, scene wise. Undertake the following procedure...
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  • Poem
    Our Casuarina Tree |   | Toru Dutt (1856–77) |   |   | LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round | |   The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, | |   Up to its very summit near the stars, | | A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound | |   No other tree could live. But gallantly...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    Our Casuarina Tree is a poem by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet.The poem gives an objective description of the tree and the charm associated with poet's childhood. It begins with an account of the giant tree with a creeper wrapped around it like a huge python. It is the centre of busy life of birds and beasts...
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  • Casuarina Tree
    Dutt's use of descriptive detail in the first two stanzas help to create a uniquely Indian landscape.  Her description of the tree's trunk as a python to open the poem helps to do this in the most immediate of stages.  At the same time, the convergence of different animals around one natural element...
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  • Summary of Casuarina Tree
    '' THE CASUARINA TREE '' is one of the most touching poem by Toru Dutt who was born in Rambagan , Kolkata. She had two siblings Aru & Abju . Both of them died and Toru was gripped in deep melancholy. Actually this fact influences the entire lyric......... The casuarina tree is winded round by...
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  • Poems
    | | our Casuarina Tree is a poem published in 1881 by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet. Its a perfect example of craftsmanship.In this poemToru Dutt celebrates the majesty of the Casuarina Tree and remembers her happy childhood days spent under it and revives her memories with her beloved siblings. ------------------------------------------------- ...
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    Summary coachingcorner Teacher High School - 12th Grade Editor, Debater, Expert At the beginning of the poem 'The Casuarina Tree' the poet likens the Casuarina tree to a giant wearing a scarf of creeper. The creeper winds around the trunk like a python. We imagine the tree to be very tall, as it's summit...
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  • A Different History
    this. The gods roam freely, but because trees are sacred it is a sin to ill-treat a book in any way, in order not to disturb or offend Sarasvati or the tree from which the paper comes. The second part of the poem returns to the idea of a foreign language; all languages, it says, have once been the language...
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  • A Prayer for My Daughter(Not Written by Me)
    (1988); W. B. Yeats: A New Biography by A. Norman Jeffares (2001); see also The Life of W.B. Yeats by Terence Brown (1999). OVERALL SYNOPSIS The first stanza of the poem contrasts the peaceful sleep of his innocent and beautiful daughter to the raging, violent storm outside. “Once more the storm is howling...
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  • notes
    ENGLISH NOTES POETRY SECTION REFERENCE TO THE CONTEXT Under the Green Wood Tree Reference The lines given for explanation are an extract from the poem Under the Green Wood Tree which is the title of a song taken from the play, As You Like It written by William Shakespeare. Context : Lord...
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  • English Study Guide
    previous incidences are repeated. Talk A cumalative story about a man who is harvesting yams and his yam spoke, then his dog spoke, then the tree spoke, then the rock spoke. He ran to a fisherman in the village and recounted the entire story, and the fisherman had no reaction until his fish spoke...
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  • Village by the Sea
    Poem on Particulars 3. A River 1. Under Another sky 2. River Once 3. Lines for a Photograph 1. Rose of God 2. Revelations 3. Transformation 1. Our Casuarina Tree 2. Lakshman 1. Summer woods 2. If you call me 3. The Soul's prayer 4. The Bird Sanctuary R. Parthasarathy : Sri. Aurobindo : Non-detailed...
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  • Dylan Thomas- Green Fuse
    years this is all I’ve done”. In his work, “The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower”, I think that he follows a man’s life, stanza by stanza, from youth through death. I admit, this is sort of an abstract way of looking back over a lifetime--coming from a man of only nineteen years...
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