R Tagore | Friend | Analytical Study


R Tagore | Friend | Analytical Study

R Tagore Friend Analytical Study

Rabindranath Tagore’s Poem ‘Friend’-An Analytical Study

“Friend” by Rabindranath Tagore is a poem that portrays the speaker’s longing for a friend who is journeying in the midst of a stormy night. The speaker expresses their restlessness and inability to sleep, continuously opening their door to peer into the darkness.

The poem evokes a sense of despair through the description of the groaning sky, mirroring the speaker’s emotional state. Despite their efforts to catch a glimpse of their friend, the darkness obscures their vision, and they remain uncertain about the friend’s whereabouts.

The speaker ponders the friend’s path, questioning if they are traveling along a distant shore of a dark river or navigating through a dense, foreboding forest. The friend’s journey is depicted as a venture through mazes of darkness, ultimately leading them to the speaker.

In summary, “Friend” by R Tagore is a poem that reflects the speaker’s yearning for a friend who is on a journey during a stormy night. The speaker feels restless, unable to sleep, and repeatedly looks out into the darkness in search of their friend. The poem conveys a sense of longing, uncertainty, and an eagerness to be reunited with the friend despite the challenges of their journey. 0 0 0

N.B. The article originally belongs to the book ‘Analytical Studies of Selected Poems of Rabindranath Tagore‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

Books of Literary Criticism by M. Menonimus:

  1. World Short Story Criticism
  2. World Poetry Criticism
  3. World Drama Criticism
  4. World Novel Criticism
  5. World Essay Criticism
  6. Indian English Poetry Criticism
  7. Indian English Poets and Poetry Chief Features
  8. Emily Dickinson’s Poetry-A Thematic Study
  9. Walt Whitman’s Poetry-A Thematic Study
  10. Critical Essays on English Poetry
  11. Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Novel: Return of the Spirit-An Analytical Study
  12. Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Novel: ‘Yawmiyyat Naib Fil Arayaf’-An Analytical Study
  13. Analytical Studies of Some Arabic Short Stories
  14. A Brief History of Arabic Literature: Pre-Islamic Period (500 AD-622 AD)
  15. A Brief History of Arabic Literature: Early Islamic Period (622 AD-661 AD)
  16. Reviews on William Shakespeare’s Works
  17. Reviews of Charles Dickens’ Works
  18. Reviews of John Milton’s Literary Works
  19. Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues
  20. Shakespeare’s Sonnets-Critical Studies
  21. Analytical Studies of Selected Poems of Sarojini Naidu
  22. Analytical Studies of Selected Poems of Rabindranath Tagore

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