Lights Outs Critical Comments

Critical Comments: “Lights Out” by Edward Thomas is a remarkable poem in praise of sleep. It is about the sweet experience of sleep. Sleep has an overwhelming (tremendous) power. When a person is going to fall into the lap of amorphous (vogue), he feels as if he is sliding into the unfathomable forest of darkness and oblivion where everyone loses his way. The poet dilates (opens) on the overwhelming effect of sleep. When we start…

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Lights Outs Notes

Explanation lines 1-6: Reference: These lines have been taken from the poem ‘Lights Out’ written by Edward Thomas: Context: The poet describes the power of sleep over us in different ways as we lose ourselves in the frost of sleep at night. Everybody has to taste the pleasure of sleep. All human activities lose their charm before sleep. Sleep provides everybody relief from the struggle and hardship of life. Explanation: The poet emphasizes the power…

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