n Exploration of Figures of Speech in Alamgir Hashmi’s Poem Singing on in the Old Culture; Or the Poem as a Foundling

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  • Furqan Ahmed

Keywords:

Alamgir Hashmi,, Colonialism, Figures of Speech, Stylistics

Abstract

The present research contemplates to analyze the stylistic qualities of a poem Singing on in the Old Culture; Or Poem as a Foundling written by Aurangzeb Alamgir Hashmi. The poem has many connotations which are analyzed via distinctive tools of analysis. This research article is an attempt to evaluate the poem with its focus on the figures of speech. All the literary devices lead to the elucidation of the theme. This scrutiny endeavors to help the readers in the better understanding of the theme, reflected in the poem. The findings of this research set straight to the conclusion that the poem has employed figures of speech such as alliteration, symbolism, rhetorical questions and metaphor along strong imagery to address his concerns about the condition of the people of Pakistan and India during the British Colonialism.

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Published

2023-01-24

How to Cite

Furqan Ahmed. (2023). n Exploration of Figures of Speech in Alamgir Hashmi’s Poem Singing on in the Old Culture; Or the Poem as a Foundling. Panacea Journal of Linguistics & Literature, 1(1), 12–21. Retrieved from https://journals.airsd.org/index.php/pjll/article/view/134

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