Rudyard Kipling's Verse - General Joubert through The Lesson Summary & Analysis

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General Joubert through The Lesson Summary

The poem "General Joubert" speaks of a general who gave his life in a war in South Africa. In the poem "Gehazi," Kipling refers to a man, now a judge, who is of the same character as Gehazi of the the Christian Bible. This man's dishonesty is evidenced by the leprosy on his skin. "The Ballad of the King's Jest" tells the story of a man who loved to talk and for this reason told the king that his enemies were coming. Instead of honoring the man, however, the king had him killed. "The Dove of Dacca" tells the story of a dove or homing pigeon perhaps, who, by flying to its home, was a traitor to the people who lived there and caused the destruction of the town.

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