Man And Camel Analysis

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Fascination of Man and Camel The incredibly mysterious mood and tone of Man And Camel is what captivates the reader. There are numerous ways one could take in the poem and comprehend it. The fact that it is so mysterious and strange makes it a poem that the audience must figure out. The text itself is persuasive in a way due to how seriously it ends. As well as being serious, the text is also can be viewed as mystical and inspiring. Whilst reading Man And Camel, the clinching line comes when the reader realizes that the man and camel are singing together (Strand line 6). This single line alone would be enough to catch any reader’s attention. Camels singing? This is a curveball to the reader and grabs the attention of anyone comprehending …show more content…
It appears that the man and beast did not want to be seen or heard in any way. As soon as it is apparent that they have been noticed, they seem to run directly to the man’s porch (Line 19). This adds a sort of scariness to the text. The fact that they were supposedly so far away and made it their mission to turn around and gallop all the way back to where the man resided shows that this was a serious matter to them. As soon as the man and camel show up at the porch, the man utters, “You ruined it. You ruined it forever (Line 21)”. This line is the biggest kicker in the poem. The fact that it is the last line of the poem is both suspenseful and mysterious. What does he mean? This is most likely what most readers are going to ask. It is apparent that the two do not want to be seen. It is a possibility that the man and his companion wandered into the desert so they would not be witnessed. The man and camel could have thought that they were being judged, even though it is apparent that the man on the porch was not judging the two. The man was actually enjoying himself and possibly saw the performance as some type of birthday gift. The fact that the performance is taking place and the fact that it is the man’s birthday seem to keep coming together. These are two key points that give the text the puzzling …show more content…
The message is not completely known due to the fact that it is not the clearest of poems. Clear or not, there is a message nonetheless. The message being unclear draws attention and causes the reader to look and dig deeper, thus creating popularity for the poem. Everyone likes a mystery, so this poem is a great work to read and put the brain to work. The audience can choose to be inspired, enlightened, confused, or frustrated by this poem. They can even choose to feel all of these things. That is the beauty of this work of literature. That is what makes it so

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