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Are you still playing your flute   stanza 1
Are you still playing your flute   stanza 1
Are you still playing your flute   stanza 1
Are you still playing your flute   stanza 1
Are you still playing your flute   stanza 1
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Are you still playing your flute stanza 1

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  • 1. Are You Still Playing Your Flute - Stanza 1Are you still playing your flute?When there is hardly time for our loveI am feeling guiltyTo be longing for your songThe melody concealed in the slim hollow of the bambooUncovered by the breath of an artistComposed by his fingersBlown by the windTo the depth of my heart. Description of Stanza English Literature Form 5
  • 2. Are You Still Playing The Flute - Stanza 1Are you still playing your flute? When there is hardly time for our loveI am feeling guilty To be longing for your songThe melody concealed in the slim hollow of the bambooUncovered by the breath of an artist Composed by his fingersBlown by the wind To the depth of my heart. Description of Stanza The first and the others stanza are starting with ‘Are you still playing you flute?’. The poet enjoyed the song that played by the man with his flute. But then, she felt guilty as the she longing to the song. The flute is made from the bamboo and the man is playing the flute by his own hand. English Literature Form 5
  • 3. Are You Still Playing Your Flute - Stanza 2Are you still playing your flute?In the village so quite and desertedAmidst the sick rice fieldWhile here it has become a luxuryTo spend time watching the rainGazing at the evening raysCollecting dew dropsOr enjoying the fragrance of flowers. Description of Stanza English Literature Form 5
  • 4. Are You Still Playing The Flute -Stanza 2Are you still playing your flute? In the village so quite and desertedAmidst the sick rice field While here it has become a luxuryTo spend time watching the rain Gazing at the evening raysCollecting dew drops Or enjoying the fragrance of flowers Description of Stanza In the second stanza, the poet asked him again with the same question and she described in her poet about her village that so quiet and deserted. She wonders that while people in her village are struck by problems around them the man is still playing the flute without ignoring what happened around him. The people in her village struggled for their live. English Literature Form 5
  • 5. Are You Still Playing Your Flute - Stanza 3Are you still playing your flute?The more it disturbs my conscienceto be thinking of youin the hazard of youmy younger brothers unemployed a and desperatemy people disunited by politicsmy friend slaughtered mercilessly.this world is too old and bleeding. Description of Stanza English Literature Form 5
  • 6. Are You Still Playing The Flute - Stanza 3Are you still playing your flute? The more it disturbs my conscienceto be thinking of youin the hazard of youmy younger brothers unemployed and desperate my people disunited by politicsmy friend slaughtered mercilessly this world is too old and bleeding. Description of Stanza In the last stanza, she starts with the same question as in the first and second stanza. She explained that her mind is interrupted by the man with the flute. She state that her country is in danger while people are jobless, they were in war and people are disunite by politics. English Literature Form 5

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