Rudyard Kipling's Verse - Mandalay through Lichtenberg Summary & Analysis

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Mandalay through Lichtenberg Summary

In the poem "Mandalay," a British soldier writes about his desire to return to the Burmese girl whom he met by the old Moulmein Pagoda. The soldier describes what his lover looked like when he first met her and what she was doing. He also records how strongly he wants to be sent away from combat and back to happier times. The poem "Troopin'" records the excitement that soldiers feel when their time in the service has expired and they are at last allowed to return home.

The poem "Shillin' a Day" tells the story of a man formerly in the service who is now old and nervous and no longer able to fight. "Back to the Army Again" is a poem that details the thoughts of a man who has rejoined the Army, though he pretends that he...

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