Decomposition zulfikar ghose

It makes the reader believe that people are not comfortable seeing people without money. From the Simile and the word choice this makes the poem more interesting as we have a feel for the beggar situation and that he is being treated very badly and not like a human beginning In the second stanza the poet talks about the beggar appearance.

Decomposition is a first person narrated poem written by Zulfikar Ghose.

Decomposition zulfikar ghose

I have a picture I took in Bombay of a beggar asleep on the pavement; grey-haired, wearing shorts and a dirty shirt, his shadow thrown aside like a blanket. I thought it then a good composition and glibly called it "The Man in the Street," remarking how typical it was of India that the man in the street lived there.

Can you suggest why the poet chose this title for the poem? The photograph is f a beggar in the streets of Bombay, India.

Brain-washed by the sun into exhaustion, he lies veined into stone, a fossil man. The poet shows his feelings towards what he thinks about the beggar with his word choice you can see how bad he feels.

He is able to get experience more visual with the use of poet techniques. Ghose mentions how people just walk on by him and show no interest in helping the man. It makes the reader believe that people are not comfortable seeing people without money. In the last stanza the poet talks about the emotion he felt as he felt guilty about thinking picture of the beggar. His arms and legs could be cracks in the stone, routes for the ants' journeys, the flies' descents, Brain-washed by the sun into exhaustion, he lies veined into stone, a fossil man. The long sentence shows that crowd passing him like there is nothing there and the since there is no full stops this show that there is no one stopping at the beggar. Show how effectively you feel he has expressed the difference. I have a picture I took in Bombay of a beggar asleep on the pavement; grey-haired, wearing shorts and a dirty shirt, his shadow thrown aside like a blanket. This technique makes the reader sympatric for the beggar, as they know that the man beggar has become dehumanized. Behind him there is a crowd passingly bemused by a pavement trickster and quite indifferent to this very common sight of an old man asleep on the pavement. This give the poem a sad idea of the beggar that will keep the reader interested as he wants know if the beggar get treated better by society.

The long sentence shows that crowd passing him like there is nothing there and the since there is no full stops this show that there is no one stopping at the beggar. This brings realization to the reader that instead of looking at someone and finding amusement out of them being lower class we should rather think about ways to help that person and act on our thought.

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His arms and legs could be cracks in the stone, routes for the ants' journeys, the flies' descents.

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My love for the big book of words Decomposition By: Zulfikar Ghose