READING AND ANALYSING THE CONTENT OF THE POEM : LSUS
LITERATURE IN ENGLISH SSS2 Third TERM
TOPIC: READING AND ANALYSING THE CONTENT OF THE POEM
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TOPIC: READING AND ANALYSING THE CONTENT OF THE POEM “VANITY.”
This is a poem of lamentation. The poet is worried about the social misfortune that is befallen his people and the seemingly indifference of the people to the apparent solution. The poet sees the problems as self-inflicted. He also sees the answers to the problem but they seem not to listen. The first two stanzas capture the complaints of the community and the people’s contemptuous reaction. The poet says that no outsider will take the cries of the community serious because they are not only trivial, and self-inflicted, the people themselves are.... View More
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