Why has the rock been called perilous in The Inchcape Rock?

QuestionsWhy has the rock been called perilous in The Inchcape Rock?
Simarpreet asked 6 years ago

Why has the rock been called perilous in the poem “The Inchcape Rock” by Robert Southey?

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Staff answered 5 years ago

Perilous means dangerous. The Inchcape rock was perilous as it wasn’t clearly visible to the sailors sailing in the sea and thus it caused many shipwrecks and deaths in the sea.

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