What is a good summary of "Television"?
In the poem "Television" Roald Dahl, the poet warns of the dangers of letting children watch television. He advises parents to get rid of their televisions and keep their children from watching it, because it dulls the senses and makes the brain mushy. Instead, children should spend their time reading and using their imaginations.
"Television" is a poem written by Roald Dahl, who is most famous for having written Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, and James and the Giant Peach. Roald Dahl was a British author who lived from 1916 to 1990. He was a also fighter pilot during World War II.
"Television" is forty-seven lines and rich in poetic devices. The subject matter of the poem is the problem of television. Dahl writes that it is a terrible thing for children to sit in front of the television set. He admonishes parents to get rid of it at once because it is making children forget to think. All they do is sit and stare at the screen. He then answers arguments...
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