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    Day by (Sir Cecil Spring Rice)

    مُساهمة  sossa في الأربعاء يونيو 30, 2010 2:40 pm

    POETRY
    M.1
    Day
    (Sir Cecil Spring Rice)

    *What do you know about Sir Cecil Spring Rice?
    -He was an English diplomat, who was born in London in 1859. He was educated in Oxford. He died in 1918.
    *NOTE:-
    *The poem is very easy to be memorized as it is like a song.
    *Each element is given a quality of human.
    *The poem consists of five stanzas.
    *Stanza (1)
    Vocabulary:-
    *continents àlarge masses of land.
    Paraphrase:-
    -The poet talks about the sea and the great work it does, as it builds up continents on which we live.
    Figures of speech:-
    1)Alliterationà{said-sea} to give music.
    2)Personificationà”I am busy” said the seaà the poet personifies the sea and makes it talking.
    The ryhme scheme:- aaaa

    Stanza (2)
    The poet talks about the rain and the important work it does.The rain doesn`t fall ueselessly ,but it falls to help the crops grow in fields and feed the world.
    Vocabulary:- * In vainàuseless=without success.
    *Grainàthe seeds from crops as rice and wheat.
    Figures of speech:
    1)Alliterationà{wait-will }.It gives music.
    2)Personificationàthe poet personifies the rain and makes it talking in “I am busy “said the rain.
    The ryhme scheme:- bbbb
    Stanza (3)
    Paraphrase:- The poet talks about the air and the work it does.as it moves everywhere to cool down the weather and makes it pleasant .it also carries clouds and helps us to breathe.
    Figures of speech :-
    1)contrastà here# there up #down . It makes the meaning stronger ,and clearer.
    2)personificationàthe poet personifies the air and makes it talking in “I am busy “said the air.
    The ryhme scheme:- Cccc
    Stanza (4)
    Vocabulary:- Planetsàlarge objects that move around the sun mars,,earth…etc
    Paraphrase:-The poet says that the sun also has a great work to do and its work is known by all the other planets around it.the sun`s work is never finished as if it were nothing would be exist.it is the life source for earth. If the sun died, so would life on earth. With out sun light, plants would not be able to complete photosynthesis! They would die.Then the human race would be threatened, and we would die.
    Figures of speech:-
    1)Alliterationà{said-sun} to give music.
    2)Personificationà”I am busy” said the sunàthe poet personifies the sun and makes it talking.
    The ryhme scheme:- dddd
    Stanza (5)
    Vocabulary *Fellowàman or a friend.
    *Toileràworker.
    *Taskàjob.
    Paraphrase:- The poet describes himself as a hard worker .his work unlike the elements of nature(sea-sun-air-rain) will come to an end one day because he will die, but the work of nature is endless ,and if it stops life will stop and end.
    Rhyme scheme:- eee

    Questions

    1)What important work does the sea do?
    -It builds up the continents on which we live.
    2)What does the rain say?
    -It says that it doesn`t fall uselessly, but to help food grow in fields.
    3)What are the various elements that build the earth?
    -They are sea, rain , air and sun.
    4)In what way man differs from elements of nature in this poem?
    Man`s work is important but limited and has an end, but nature`s work in endless.
    5)Why will the poet`s task soon be done?
    -Because he will die one day.
    6)Who wrote the poem? what do you know about him?
    -Sir Cecil Spring Rice He was an English diplomat, who was born in London in 1859.He was educated in Oxford. He died in 1918.
    7)What is the task of air?
    -It cools the weather down , carries clouds and helps us to breathe.
    8)Quote the lines in which the poet compares himself to the elements of nature.
    -Sea and rain and air and sun,
    -Here`s a fellow toiler one,
    -Whose task will soon be done.
    9) ‘I am busy” said the air,
    ‘Blowing here and blowing there,
    Up and down and everywhere.
    I am busy,' said the air.
    a)Paraphrase this stanza.
    - The poet talks about the air and the work it does.as it moves everywhere to cool down the weather and makes it pleasant .it also carries clouds and helps us to breathe.
    b)What are the figures of speech in this stanza?
    1)Contrastà
    in : here# there up #down
    2)personificationàthe poet personifies the air and makes it talking in “I am busy “said the air.


    10) What’s the theme of the poem?
    The poet writes about the work of the four elements of nature and compares it to the man’s work. The work of nature will never finish while the work of man ends because he will die one day.
    11) what is the rhyme scheme of the poem?
    The rhyme scheme is aaaa, bbbb, cccc, dddd, eee.
    12) give examples of some figures of speech in the poem?
    In the poem the poet personifies the four elements of nature as if they were people who can talk and have jobs to do.
    This is clear in ““I’m busy,” said the sea”
    The poet uses the alliteration in “said the sea” to give music to the line.
    The poet uses contrast in “here” “there” and “up” “down”.

    Answer these Questions:-
    1)give the meanings of: vain-grain-fellow-toiler-task.
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    2)how does the poem differentiate between man`s work and the of the elements of nature?
    -……………………………………………………………………………………………….
    3)Write the lines that show the work of the
    sun.
    -………………
    ……………………………………………………………………………
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    عدل سابقا من قبل sossa في الإثنين يوليو 05, 2010 5:47 pm عدل 1 مرات

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    مُساهمة  Mr. Mag في الإثنين يوليو 05, 2010 10:36 am

    I'd like to thank you for you efforts
    A very big thank you

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    مُساهمة  sossa في الإثنين يوليو 05, 2010 5:51 pm

    tnx Mr. Magdy Very Happy

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    مُساهمة  Mr. Mag في السبت نوفمبر 06, 2010 8:10 am

    Day"

    By:Celcil Spring Rice (1859-1918)
    The poet:
    sir ceil spring-rice was born on february 1859.He was educated at Oxford.He was a famous British diplomat who held many posts in the service of his country.He worked as a British ambassador in the U.S.A. he was awarded many times.

    the poem

    1st Stanza
    "I am busy,"said the sea
    "I am busy,think of me.
    Making continents to be.
    "I am busy,"said the sea.

    2nd Stanza
    "I am busy,"said the rain.
    "when I fall it is not in vain.
    wait and you will see the grain.
    "I am busy,"said the rain.

    3rd Stanza
    "I am busy,"said the air.
    "Blowing here and blowing there.
    Up and down and everywhere
    "I am busy,"said the air.

    4th Stanza
    "I am busy,"said the sun.
    "All my planets, every one.
    Know my work is never done.
    "I am busy,"said the sun

    5th Stanza
    Sea and rain and air and sun,
    Here 's a fellow toiler one,
    Whose task will soon be done.

    Introduction
    The poet talks about the work of the nature as it goes smoothly and non-stop.The elements of nature work systematically to keep the perfect order of life while we sometimes do not know how much important they are. The work of the man can finish but the work of nature never comes to a rest.

    New vocabulary:
    continent a large land mass
    in vain useless
    grain corps such as corn, wheat or rice
    fellow friend,comrade
    toiler worker
    task job,work

    1st Stanza
    The poet says that the sea says that it is busy working.Wemust think of its work as it is important.It makes land appear.

    Rhyme scheme (a a a a)

    Figures of speech
    Personification (said the sea)
    The poet gives the sea the image of a person who can talk

    Devices
    Alliteration:(said-sea).It gives music to appeal our sense of hearing.
    2nd Stanza
    the poet says that the rain says that it is busy working.When it falls.It helps the plants to grow.

    Rhyme scheme (b b b b)
    Figures of speech
    personification: (said the rain)
    The poet gives the rain the image of a person who can talk.

    Devices
    Alliteration:(wait-will).It gives music to appeal our sense of hearing.
    3rd Stanza
    paraphrase
    The says that the air says that it is busy working.It blows everywhere.
    Rhyme scheme (c c c c)
    Figures of speech
    Personification: (said the air)
    The poet gives the air the image of a person who can talk.

    Devices
    Contrast:(here#there)(up#down)
    4th Stanza
    The poet says that the sun says that it is busy working.Every one and all the planets know that the work of the sun never finishes.It always shines
    Rhyme scheme (d d d d)
    Figures of speech
    Personification: (said the sun)
    The poet gives the sun the image of a person who can talk

    Devices
    Alliteration:(said-sun).It gives music to appeal our sense of hearing.
    5th Stanza
    The poet talks to the elements of nature saying that he is their friend and he works too but his work will be finished soon.

    Commentary
    The poem consists of five stanzas.The lamguageused is simple but beautiful.The rhyme scheme is easy and regular.There are some personifications and devices like alliteration and contrast.

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