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The final line from the poem "Enterprise" is the culmination of a long and arduous journey. The line, "Home is where we have to gather grace" is the speaker's own conclusion after having faced so...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2018 7:13 pm UTC

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It can be said that Nissim Ezekiel's poem "Enterprise" satirizes mankind's typical journey through life. Ezekiel's poem points out that men, as they journey through life, are so focused on their...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2015 7:49 am UTC

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The pilgrims begin their journey happily and with "burdens light." The pilgrims by the second stanza are continuing to hold up well despite the hot sun. One experience they have is making notes...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2018 7:46 pm UTC

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"Enterprise" begins with the description of a worthy journey. The pilgrims are filled with a sense of purpose and optimism. It started as a pilgrimage, Exalting minds and all making The burdens...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2012 4:55 pm UTC

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In Nissim Ezekiel's poem "Enterprise," the speaker describes a pilgrimage which becomes increasingly difficult as the group of pilgrims that began the journey gradually disbands. Towards the end of...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2019 5:15 pm UTC

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Ezekiel talks of a pilgrimage, which, according to A. Raghu, might be a metaphoric pilgrimage of life. The pilgrims start out. They find the pilgrimage so "exalting" to their minds that all their...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2010 1:48 am UTC

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Ezekiel's poem "Enterprise" is about the existential search for a deeper meaning, represented in the poem in the form of a pilgrimage. The speaker and his fellow pilgrims travel far and wide in...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2019 9:23 am UTC

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The central idea of Nissim Ezekiel's poem "Enterprise" is best summed up by a well-known phrase of Robert Louis Stevenson's: "to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive." This phrase,...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2021 6:27 am UTC

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Nissim Ezekiel's poem "Enterprise" charts the progress of a journey which begins as a hopeful pilgrimage and ends in division and disappointment. This speaker's train of thought begins with...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2020 3:57 pm UTC

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You can read excerpts from the poem and analysis of it in the book Studies in Indian Poetry in English, edited by U.S. Rukhaiyar and Amar Nath Prasad. The chapter in which this poem is analyzed are...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2009 9:37 am UTC

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In order to analyze Ezekiel's poem in the way you ask, one must first understand the cooperative principle of pragmatics. Let's figure that out first and then move to the analysis of the poem...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2015 11:02 am UTC

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