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Critical Thinking of the poem Where the Mind Is Without Fear | Four-Level Analysis | BBA Notes
The poem stands on patriotic front and shows a mirror of the society, nation and the world where people think, work and live. The poet imagines an ideal place without injustice, corruption, violence, inequality, and discrimination. Rather he wants to see the place with complete freedom, justice, spiritualism, and humanity.
The poet seems to distance himself from the reality while doing so and tried to image a place which would be perfect as per him. Is it even possible to make the present world anyway close to what the poet wants to in the poem? Do gods exist? And, if they do, do they have the authority or power to change the world in accordance to the poet’s desire? Is it possible to even transform the current real world into ideal one in a blink of an eye? Can injustice, violence and other forms of crimes be swept out completely?