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INTRODUCTION TO THE UNSEEN POEM

(I)        Features of unseen poem

(ii)        The unseen poem must be short

(iii)       Use simple language. For example

 

I hear a sudden cry of Pain!

There is a rabbit in a snare

Now I hear the cry again

But I cannot kill from where

 

But I cannot tell from where

He is calling out for aid

Crying on the frightened air,

Making everything afraid

 

Making everything afraid

Wrinkling up his little face,

And the cry again for aid

And I cannot find the place!

And I cannot find the place

Where his paw is in the same

Little one! Oh little one!

I am searching everywhere.

QUESTION:

  1. Give a Suitable but short title to this poem
  2. what is the Rhyme Scheme?

iii.         The poet repeats the last line at every in the stanza in the first line of the next         stanza. Why do you the poet does this? What effect has this on his style of   writing?

  1. What is the mood of the mood of the poet in writing this piece?
  2. Comment on the use of wrinkling in line 2 of the third stanza.

 

See also

UNSEEN PROSE

Stress in Word of Seven Syllable

REPORT WRITING

MODALS

CONSONANT

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