The Poem “On Children” by Kahlil Gibran

Discuss the poem “On Children” by Kahlil Gibran. Provide your thesis statement.

To answer this question, make a judgment (the poem is powerful, colorful, playful, etc.), but explain and use examples to justify. Make sure that you have something specific that you want to say about the poem that you are discussing. Support this thesis by drawing examples and evidence from the poem itself. To make a credible argument about the poem, analyze how the poem works—what genre the poem fits into, what its themes are, and what poetic techniques and figures of speech are used.