A River’ by Ramanujan Summary and Analysis

The poem ‘A River’ by Ramanujan is one of his finest poems taken from his magnum opus, The Striders (1965).In this poem, the poet has compared and contrasted the attitudes of the old poets and those of the modern poets towards human misery. He concluded that the two classes of poets are oblivious to human pain and sorrow. Their poetry does not reflect the miseries of human beings. In the present poem, he has proven this argument.