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No Men are foreign | Video Explanation in Hindi
Name the poet of the poem ‘No MEN ARE FOREIGN’
Remember, no men are strange, no countries foreign Beneath all uniforms, a single body breathes Like ours the land our brothers walk upon Is earth like this, in which we all shall lie. a. "Beneath all uniforms". What or who does the expression refer to? b. What does the poet mean by saying 'a single body breathes'? c. In what way are 'no men strange' and 'no countries foreign'? d. What does the poet want to emphasize by opening the stanza with the word 'Remember'? e. Which phrase in this stanza conveys that there is inherent similarity between all human beings?
a. it refers to the man who wear uniforms in different professions or fields. b. He means to say that all human beings are the same anatomically and no men are different. c. No men are strangers all have the same features they have the same eyes and hands. No countries are foreign means all nations have similar kind of relief features and sand so how can one nation be different from the other. d. The poet through the poetic device of apostrophe addresses. The reader directly to remember even though no one is actually around him, e. The phrase ‘a single body breathes.’
They, too, aware of sun and air and water, Are fed by peaceful harvests, by war's long winter starv'd, Their hands are ours, and in their lines we read A labour not different from our own. a. Who does ‘they’ refer to? b. What else does he find similar in other men? c. What do they feed themselves with? d. What poetic device has been used in the above lines?
Remember they have eyes like ours that wake Or sleep, and strength that can be won By love. In every land is common life That all can recognise and understand. a. Who are 'they'? How are 'they' similar to the poet and the readers? b. How can people be won over? c. What do you understand by the expression: 'in every land is common life'? d. What appeal does the poet make to the readers in these lines?
It is the human earth that we defile, Our hells of fire and dust outrage the innocence Of air that is everywhere our own. Remember, no men are foreign, and no countries strange. a. What makes the poet refer to earth as 'human earth'? b. How do we generate 'hells of fire' and 'outrage the innocence of air'? c. How is the air everywhere our own? d. What would the poet like the readers to do?
Why does the poet condemn wars?
How do political boundaries and military uniforms divide the world?
What kind of life do most people in the world want to lead?
How does nature bestow its bounties on all without discrimination?
How does war affect mankind and nature?
How do we betray ourselves?

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