Rudyard Kipling's Verse - The Power of the Dog through Tin Fish Summary & Analysis

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The Power of the Dog through Tin Fish Summary

In the poem "The Power of the Dog," Kipling writes about the way people cause more grief for themselves when they get an animal, in this case a dog, to love. He indicates that even without the pain of losing this companion, there is already enough pain in the world. He wonders why people want to put themselves through this additional pain. "The Rabbi's Song" talks about the way that people, as God's creations, try to contact Him and hope that there is a way for their words to reach Him. The poem also indicates, however, that man believes that he is unworthy of having a close and loving relationship with his creator.

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