?Break o break open till they break the town
And show the children green fields and make their world
Run azure on gold sands, and let their tongues
Run naked into books the white and green leaves open History theirs whose language is the sun.? (CBSE 2011)
a. ?The tone and mood of the poem changes in the last stanza. Comment.
b. Where does he want to lead the children?
c. ?Let their tongues run naked into books?. Explain.
d. Which literary device has been used in the first line?
e. What would they break?
f. What other freedom should they enjoy?

Dear Student, 

a. Throughout the poem, the poet shows the hopeless situation of slum children. However, in the last stanza, he asserts that there is still hope for the children. He believes that with proper education they can create history. 
b. The poet wants to lead the children to a path of education and knowledge away from the paths of ignorance in the slum.
c. It means that the poet suggests them to read as much as possible.
d. Repetition
e. They would break the walls of the slum and liberate themselves from the dark and debilitating world of the slum.
f. They should enjoy the right to acquire knowledge and change their life.



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