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Introduction While some dictionaries define the word right as ‘a privilege’ but when used in the context of ‘human rights’, it talks about something more basic. Everyone is entitled to certain fundamental rights, simply because of being human. These are called human rights rather than just ‘a privilege’ which can be taken away at someone’s caprice. They are ‘rights’ because they are things you are allowed to do, to be or to have. These rights are there for our protection against people who might want to hurt or harm us. These are also there to help us get along with each other and let one live in peace. When human rights are not well known by people abuses such as injustice, discrimination, oppression, intolerance and slavery can arise. …show more content…
Conclusion Poetry, though, may be considered by some as dull, drab and a mere abstract literary reserved and is only enjoyed by a few whimsical and eccentrics. However for human rights communities worldwide, poetry like any other literary genre has become a medium of advocacy. It is an artistic form of expression which conveys a message that ordinary people can relate to. There is no right or wrong way to write a poem. No one can tell someone what and how they are supposed to write their own feeling and views of reality. As in poetry one can express what is within him or her. Poetry appeals to one’s moral sensitivity and sanity to evoke the unspoken and serves like a voice of the universal conscience. Poetry has the ability to reflect the innermost sentiments of heart and soul. Human rights issues in poetry are usually based on traumatic and horrifying conditions. However poetry also serves to demonstrate the creativity, ingenuity and resilience of the human spirits. While depicting the doom and gloom, and pain and grief, it can also bring with it the freshness of hope in the face of the intolerance, slavery, injustice, cruelty, discrimination and oppression. The artistic and literary genre like poetry is also a powerful instrument to point …show more content…
In this respect, poetry is superior, both to history and philosophy. For philosophy presents merely abstract precepts, which cannot be understood by the young. And History deals with concrete facts or examples of virtue, but from these facts the readers must themselves derive the universal and general truths. But poetry combines both these advantages. It presents universal truths, like philosophy, but it does them through concrete examples like, History. Its general truths can be easily understood for they are conveyed through examples, and its examples are drawn from an ideal world and so are more vivid and effective. It teaches virtue in a way intelligible even to the ordinary men. Hence, just like any other forms of poetry, such as religious poetry, which praises God, philosophy and informative poetry, which imparts knowledge of philosophy, history, astronomy, etc. pastoral poetry, which deals with the lowliest life and thus arouses sympathy and admiration for simple life and hatred for acts of cruelty and tyranny, elegiac poetry arouses sympathy for suffering and the miserable. It softens the heart. Similarly, the human rights poetry also serves its best

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