Explain - (i) 'my mind is really mine'. (ii) 'therefore could not be' This is from the poem 'childhood'.

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(i) By these words the poet means the time when he realised that he could analyse people, things and situations by himself and could express his own opinions rather than blindly believe in whatever the adults said and br guided by their words.

(ii) These words refer to the poet's realisation that the concepts of Heaven, Hell, God, Devil and religion were fictitious and man-made.
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i) my mind is really mine means that the poet has his own ideas and thoughts which are not the impressions of others. He can think on his own.
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