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This poem is about the cycle of life, how it never ends, and how it is constantly moving on. He believes in Nature and in its never-ending cycle. It is a hopeful tone; and even if it is winter time, nature is still there, like poetry, they will never end. So, Nature, in this poem, conveys hope and security; like Poetry, they will always remain immortal.
Cheng wrote the poem in order to complain and, in a pacific way, by poetry denounce an injustice he was seeing and experiencing. In his poem, Cheng is evoking Wordsworth, a famous writer who, during the Industrial Revolution, wrote a poem, in which he denounced the changes the society was living as if it was a horrible, shameless change.
The blame is put on human beings, and their thirst of technology and innovations. He criticises these losses, and conveys a feeling of regret. Although they talk about Nature, the meaning is completly the opposite.
While in the first one Nature transmits hope, in the other one, it is being lost. The tones also help to transmit the feelings of hope and security, and of gloom and regret.In Boey Kim Cheng's poem to Wordsworth, he begins by saying in the first line, "You should be here, Nature has need of you".Then in the next few lines he describes some of the environmental problems in our comtemporary world, like pollution, smog, flowers that cannot function, few birds and a .
Feb 17, · Comparisons can be made between Boey’s ‘Report to Wordsworth’ and Clarke’s ‘Lament.’ Both poems deal with destroy of nature by human and it gives negative emotions to the reader.
The two poems, ’Lament’ and ‘Report to Wordsworth’ convey the death of nature using images like ‘shadow’ and ‘dying clock’ as a comparisons. Report to Wordsworth- Boey Kim Cheng. Report to Wordsworth- Boey Kim Cheng In this poem the 20th century poet Cheng refers to the 19th century poet Wordsworth who referred to the 17th century poet Milton.
So he is thereby indirectly referring to Milton and there is a Consistency of style. Mar 24, · The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (Summary and Review) - Minute Book Report - Duration: Minute Book Reports 27, views.
Boey Kim Cheng’s background He was born in Singapore in He now lives and works in Australia with his wife.
He was inspired by Wordsworth T.S. Elliot, Keats Summary The poet Kim Boey Cheng is trying to tell us that Nature is in need of help. he gives examples by using the environment as prove what is happening to earth. By: Boey Kim Cheng 'Report to Wordsworth' Cheng was disgraced at the environmental situation in Singapore so much that he felt compelled to write 'Report to Wordsworth'.