In Time of Silver Rain
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In time of silver rain The earth puts forth new life again, Green grasses grow And flowers lift their heads, And over all the plain The wonder spreads Of Life, Of Life, Of life! a. Name the poem and the poet. b. The narrator’s use of the word silver to describe the rain suggests that the rain….. c. What does the word again in the second line of the poem suggest about the earth and the rain? d. What are the two examples of new life as mentioned in the first stanza? e. The wonder that spreads is because….. f. What mood or deep feeling do you think the poet is expressing when he repeats the phrase of Life three times? g. What is the poetic device used in the above lines?
a. Name of the poem is ‘In time of silver rain’ and the poet is Langston Hughes. b. Looks dazzling white in the spring sunlight. c. Again suggests that rain is a repeated phenomenon which occurs enough time to give life to earth. d. The examples of new life are the references to the green grasses that grow and flowers blossom when it rains. e. The wonder spreads because rain renews life and beautifies the earth f. The poet is extremely delighted as it is the cyclic fall of the rain which gives life to earth. g. The poet has used personification to describe the flowers. Alliteration has been used in the line "green grasses grow"