Oliver Goldsmith is an Irish writer (he is from Ireland) ,we call him a writer because he is not a poet only, he was a dramatist and novelist also. He was a vicar (priest) .the Deserted Village is his masterpiece, it is very famous poem.
_The similarity between the deserted village and elegy
1-both poems are classical in forms (according to the language, the organization of the lines and the rhyme scheme) and romantic in spirit. It speaks about something romantic in classical way.
2-the deserted village almost has the same romantic elements which we have come across in the elegy, there is the same interest in the village in the beauty of nature, the same sense of loneliness, the same sense …show more content…
17th and 18th line
_pride→ part and parcel of human life
Exp: The poet now is away from the village , but he has a dream (wish). Human beings feel proud of themselves sometimes, this is human quality, so he says that as long as he is a human being he wants to show his pride in his knowledge . When the poet left the village and joint the world of the city he could get some knowledge some experience, now he is well educated so sometimes has a desire to show that knowledge to his friends(villagers) so he hopes he would get back to the village one day and meet the old friends and show his pride in his knowledge and wisdom and he has the right