Rudyard Kipling's Verse - The Press through An Astrologer's Song Summary & Analysis

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The Press through An Astrologer's Song Summary

In the poem "The Press," Kipling notes the power of the press and news media over the opinions and viewpoints of common men. In the poem "Hadramauti," Christians are referred to as spiteful, hateful people. The writer of the poem admits that he killed a Christian because he felt that the man mocked him. The poem "Gallio's Song" is written based upon a Christian scripture about the trial of the apostle Paul. Because the two sides in the conflict do not squabble over Caesar's rules, Gallio is not interested in listening to the case of either party. "The Fabulists" refers to the way that a person must present their case in order to have people hear and appreciate what they are trying to say.

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