The Thematic Analysis of Children at Lesson by Alamgir Hashmi
Literary works are rich in themes due to their intense language. Alamgir Hashmi is a contemporary Pakistani poet whose themes are akin to mundane life. It is challenging to grasp the deep and true meaning of his poems because he talks about nature and everyday elements to tackle with highly complex themes like happiness and life. Therefore, it is important and essential to identify the most common themes in Alamgir Hashmi’s poem: Children at Lesson in order to understand his poetry better. This research article tries to interpret the poem on the basis of thematic analysis (TA) that is a comprehensive and qualitative method for analysis of a literary text. From educational perspective, this poem is very rich as it delineates the studying norms of children. Selection of this poem, Children at Lesson has been made for multiple reasons: it certainly manifests the Pakistani culture but its structure also speaks of its complex narrative beauty, thematic meaningfulness and unique diction. All these elements combine to augment the artistic beauty of this narrative piece of writing.
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