Central Idea of the Poem- Meeting at Night

Main Idea-Love Conquers All Hurdles : The poem *Meeting at Night’ is primarily an account of a lover’s journey to meet his lady-love secretly. But one cannot overlook the undertones of the poet’s intense passion interwoven within the lines. Each line, in an indirect way, describes the poet’s feeling vividly. The lover takes up a long journey in the sea and on land to reach his destination. Love is so deep a passion that it energizes the lover to overcome the barriers of time and place. He overcomes the challenges of the dark night, the grey sea and the black land. The joy of meeting is so intense that words fade away and the hearts beat in extreme excitement. The flame of love guides the lover all through. Finally, the excitement of the meeting triumphs over everything through the beating of the lovers’ hearts.

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