Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet, "On Friendship"

Mr. Steel




1. What form of poetry does Gibran's verse on friendship take?





2. Isolate and explicate one example of antithesis.







3. Find and explain three metaphors used by Gibran in this poetic stanza.

















4. Discuss in some depth two of the ways in which Gibran's prophet holds friendship to be dear and precious.