What is the theme of the poem prayer for strength?
In this poem, the poet prays to God to strike at the core of his heart and remove the ignorance from there. He prays to God to give him strength so that he bears the joys and sorrows of life in the same spirit. It means that the poet wants to be stoic in his nature.
What does the word penury in the poem prayer for strength mean?
Answer: He asks for strength to raise his mind far above daily trifles and finally asks for the strength to surrender himself completely to God’s will with love. Words-Meanings: penury: extreme poverty.
Why does the poet prayer for strength How does he wish to use it?
The poet wants strength to surrender his will before God’s will because he knew that there is no power that can resist Almighty. By surrendering his will to God’s will his heart will get purified and he will get love from God and will lead a good life.
What are the metaphors used in the poem speak up?
Various metaphors used in this poem are the oven, the flames, the padlock, and the fetter. These metaphors have been used to describe the struggle for India’s freedom in a symbolical manner and metaphors describe some aspects of our struggle for freedom in an imaginative manner.
What does the word penury in the poem mean?
1 : a cramping and oppressive lack of resources (such as money) especially : severe poverty. 2 : extreme and often stingy frugality.
What two things does the poet want us to promote in the poem a prayer of healing?
Answer: The poet wants us to promote justice and peace a land without justice is the land of anarchy and lawlessness there will be the hold of bullies and ruffians if there is no peace there will be turbulence tension terror sufferings and woe in life there will be a vitiated atmosphere of mistrust.
What does the word Almighty mean in the poem?
It means God who has the greatest power and immense strength.
What does the poet pray to the Almighty for what are reason and dead habit compared to what does the poet wish for?
What are ‘reason’ and ‘dead habit’ compared to? Ans: The poet compares ‘reason’ to a clear stream and ‘dead habit’ to harmful old customs and rituals. What does the poet wish for? Ans: He wishes people to be open-minded , progressive and use their thinking abilities so that they can taste freedom in true sense.
What is the poet praying for in this poem explain briefly?
Answer: The poet prays to the Almighty asking Him to awaken his country into a heaven of freedom, where the people are all truly free and total freedom of good actions exists, while respecting those of others.
How does God respond to the poet’s prayer?
When people pray to God for help, God just listens and lets you work it out for yourself. God is mute, He doesn’t give advice or try to fix things.