The brook flows down a valley quickly in a very noisy manner. There are some changes in the terrain and the water of the brook hits many hard objects, causing the water to split in various directions and foam formation. Still, life gets moving just like water keeps flowing. In the same way, at death you simply stops being the person you used to be and merges into something else. Its rushing water serves as a background for the dance of the rays of the sun. I make a sudden sally,-The brook suddenly rushes down. Its rushing water serves as a background for the dance of the rays of the sun.
After joining the river, it becomes quite peaceful and flows quietly. Brimming here means to be abundantly filled with water, to the point of overflow. The stream dances majestically in the sunlight as it flows past its shallow sandy banks. Stole a maiden from her place, Lightly to the warrior stepped, Took the face-cloth from the face; Yet she neither moved nor wept. Then they rode back, but not Not the six hundred.
The poet says as in the childhood the a child is very agile, energetic and lively , like that only the brook in the begining stage of its life is very powerful, enhancing and it keeps on flowing with a great rush and enthusiasm through out its life. Or slip between the ridges,-The brook 'slips' quickly moves between long narrow hilltops. It says that it has outlived even the mightiest men born on earth. Swallows often hunt for insects on the water surface. It also provides a meeting point for lovers and surface to swallows to skim. And down upon the dome Of the stone the cart-horse kicks against so oft A butterfly alighted. The immortality and permanence of the brook has been compared and contrasted with human life, which is mortal and finishes after a certain span of time.
The poem is a dramatic monologue where Eos is the mute listener. When the brook emerges from the mountains , its movement is very noisy and quick and it is very energetic. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorpes, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. By thirty hills I hurry down, -Here the brook swiftly flows down many hills. She took the newly born child of the warrior and placed it on the lady's knees.
The journey of the brook becomes parallel to the journey of human life. With many a curve my banks I fret -The brook flows curvily because at one point the path curves and it wears away. Then it takes a quick sharp turn to enter a field full of ferns. It would foster a sense of brotherhood and unity among us. Water becomes shallowers on its sandy banks. The stream originates from a place inhabited by aquatic birds like the coot and the heron.
They flows out among te bushes and flow down a Vally with lot of noise. The stream has to maneuver its way past the many obstacles that tend to stop it. The brook carries objects such as fish, foamy bubbles, and flowers which represent a person carrieing their family, friends, and other important objects. It is written in a regular rhythm of iambic feet unaccented followed by accented syllables. Stanza by stanza analysis Stanza 1. She took off the cloth covering the face of the dead warrior for the lady to see but she did not break down into tears nor moved.
I was first introduced to it at 12 years of age as a First Year at a traditional English grammar school. Each of these poems reveals a slightly different side of Robert Frost, just as the seven collections of poetry from different times in his life provide a glimpse into his development as an artist. Memorised it by hearth then, so magical it is. . The brook proceeds on its journey slipping, sliding, gliding, dancing, lingering, gushing. Gravel is usually of a brownish yellow hue.
However, the flow of the brook is continuous and goes on forever. It creates a picture of immense volume and abundance. I babble on the pebbles, -As the brook moves it makes sound because of the pebbles. It flows past beautiful land rich in vegetation. The poet has shown the swift flow of the brook by using the words like 'hurry down ', 'slip between ', etc. The goddess pleads to Zeus The King of Gods to grand Tithonus immortality. The poet wishes to point out that just as ups and downs do not deter the brook from its journey, similarly, human beings should also take the hurdles and sorrows in their stride.
I murmur under moon and stars In brambly wildernesses; I linger by my shingly bars; I loiter round my cresses; The stream has no break in its journey. I steal by lawns and grassy plots, I slide by hazel covers; I move the sweet forget-me-nots That grow for happy lovers. It flows quickly from the valley. By twenty thorps, a little town,-The brook flows down past many villages Thorp-Old word for village -again the poet tries to make the line creative by using 'Twenty'-not literally 'Twenty villages' and a little town as well. The brook says in these lines that human lives come to an end and another generation begins. The poet, through this poem has tried to emphasize on this point by using the refrain-'For men may come, And men may go, But I go on forever. The brook starts from the mountains most of the times.
The sunlight falls on the brook after it penetrates through the canopy covers. On its way, it passes through many hills, ridges, towns, villages, bridges. The contrast of his own family's relatively straitened circumstances to the great wealth of his aunt Elizabeth Russell and uncle Charles Tennyson who lived in castles! Wowza, what an amazing poem. The Brook is a poem that draws a resemblance between the journey of the brook and the life of man. The Brook is also the habitat of many kinds of fish and is full of willows, mallows, and flowers. During its journey at night, it sees the moon and the stars. Tithonus wanted to be immortal but he didn't remember that immortality without youth is useless.