Questions tagged [kahlil-gibran]

Questions about the works of the Lebanese-American writer Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931) and his life as a writer. He is best known for 'The Prophet' (1923, in English). For questions about writings of his that were published in Arabic, add the tag [arabic-literature].

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Is my controlling idea for my poem analysis accurate?

This is my current controlling idea of my essay on the poem "On Pleasure": "The speaker challenges the idea of pleasure in the minds of the audience, and argues that pleasure is an ...
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Why does the bow have to be stable in "The Prophet"?

I find the poetic imaginary in this verse from kind of disturbing: And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, Speak to us of Children. And he said: Your children are not your children. They ...