The poem “Wind” by Subramanian Bharati offers a rich tapestry of poetic devices and themes. In this analysis, we’ll explore the wind poetic devices that make this work a compelling read, as well as the life lessons it imparts.This is useful for class 9 students.
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This poem is a translation from the original Tamil version and does not follow a rhyme scheme.
Wind Poem Poetic Devices
The poem contains four stanzas and each stanza contains five lines. This is called a quintain. Thus the poem contains four quintains.
- Strong fires roar and flourish (repetition of F sound)
- The whole poem is a metaphor as it ends on a note to humanity to stand against all ravages natural or man-made.
The wind has been personified and has been addressed as a destructive force of weak things.
- “His friend is good”, “He won’t do what you tell him”.
- The word crumbling has been repeated.
- Crumbling doors, crumbling windows and crumbling lives.
- We should be strong in mind and body.
- The wind indicates the difficulties and challenges that we face in our life.
- We should face our problems boldly and stay firm in difficult situations.
- Unless we fight with our hardships we cannot expect success.