יום רביעי, 31 באוקטובר 2012

COUNT THAT DAY LOST BY GEORGE ELIOT

COUNT THAT DAY LOST BY GEORGE ELIOT

If you commit a good deed, it is a well spent day.

Subject:
The first stanza is about one good deed.
A day which makes person's day worthwhile

The second stanza talks about a day when one doesn't do anything helpful for another person. There it is a worthless day.

Structure: they have 8 lines and they have the same number of syllable


Why do you think the poet divided the poem into two stanzas? How does this reinforce the message of the poem?
We can see there are two distinct types of days – worthwhile and worthless.

This information about the poet puts the poem in a social context. It gives us in sight into the poet's reason for writing this poem implies that society can be improved. If each of us does his or her part it's. It's everyone's responsibility to help others.



How is the philosophy reflected in the poem Count That Day?
"What do we live for if it is not to make our life less difficult for each another?
The quote means that our purpose in life is to make other people live easier. This message is reflected in the poem which states that we should make our lives meaningful by helping or being more compassionate towards others.




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