Is the poem Where the Mind is Without Fear a sonnet? Comment on the form and style of the poem.
Some students ask whether the poem is a sonnet. In that case, the clear answer is ‘No’. But you should also know that the original Bengali version of the poem was in the form of a sonnet.
But the English poem has a special form. The whole poem is only a single complex sentence. Only one main clause at the end and several subordinate clauses beginning with ‘where’.