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What does the phrase a star to steer mean?

John Mansfield’s poem “Sea Fever” describes the feeling a mariner gets when the seafaring way of life calls to him. The seafarer in the poem says, “And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.” Tall ships were, and are, known for their sea worthiness.

What role would the star play in the ship journey on the sea?

What role would the star play in the ship’s journey on the sea? Ans: A star always have a fixed position hence by looking at bit a voyager may know in which direction he is travelling. In the same way the poet also be guided in the directions he is moving by the stars.

How Voice of rain is a metaphor of life?

Personification: Although rain is non living thing yet the poet treats it like living thing. So the rain has been personified as it has been given a voice in the rain. We see the metaphor in the line ‘I am the poem of the Earth’ We see hyperbole in the line ‘Bottomless sea’.

WHO IS I in the poem the voice of the rain?

Ans: The two voices in the poem are the ‘voice of the rain’ and the ‘voice of the poet’. The lines which indicate the voice of the rain are ‘I am the Poem of Earth, said the voice of the rain’ and the lines which indicate the voice of the poet are ‘And who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower’.

Why is the rain called the poem of the earth?

Answer: The rain calls itself the Poem of the Earth because the poem rendered by the poet has the task of bringing joy, happiness, life to its readers. Similarly when the rain falls down over Earth, a rhythm or music is created. That’s why the rain calls itself the Poem of Earth.২৫ জুন, ২০২০

How does it give back life to its own origin?

Answer. Explanation: Due to sun’s heat, water evaporates from the sea level and forms some clouds on the sky. Then due to collision between clouds, the rain can form and again the rain water will store in the sky and rain give back life to its own origin.৫ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০২০

What is the rain cycle described in the poem?

In the text,water cycle means the rain rises from land from the endless sea and rises up to heaven where it changes its form, yet its essence is the same.it comes to lave the atomies,droghts,dust -layers of the globe, makes pure and beautifies the earth making it wholesome.১৫ আগস্ট, ২০১৫

How does the rain become the voice of Earth?

the rain became the voice of the earth because it provides us with all necessity such as water . nothing will grow on the earth if there is no rain . the earth will not sustain if there is no rain .২৫ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০১৯

How does rain become?

Water vapor turns into clouds when it cools and condenses—that is, turns back into liquid water or ice. In order to condense, the water vapor must have a solid to glom onto. When they get too heavy to stay suspended in the cloud, even with updrafts within the cloud, they fall to Earth as rain.

What did poet Realise when he crossed the age of 11 years?

Answer: When the poet crossed the age of eleven years, he realised that he had lost his childhood and had developed a mind of his own. He also found out the non-existence of Hell and Heaven.