Rudyard Kipling's Verse - Prelude through Certain Maxims of Hafiz Summary & Analysis

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Prelude through Certain Maxims of Hafiz Summary

The book, The Complete Verse of Rudyard Kipling, contains all of the poetry written by British author Rudyard Kipling. The poetry covers a variety of different topics and deals with various themes important to Kipling and the people of the time period in which he lived. Verses in the book are sometimes stand-alone poems but sometimes are part of a larger work.

Kipling's "Prelude" introduces the circumstances of everyday life on which his poems are based. He writes that although these verses are written to amuse the reader, hidden beneath the joking form is a more serious lesson to be learned. The poem "A General Summary" details the ways in which things have not changed much concerning the way one man treats another. Modern men still hunt down and kill other men just...

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