Once i saw mountains angry, and ranged in battle-front. against them stood a little man; aye, he was no bigger than my finger. i laughed, and spoke to one near me, "will he prevail? " "surely," replied this other; "his grandfathers beat them many times." then did i see much virtue in grandfathers— at least, for the little man who stood against the mountains. which best describes the theme of this poem? people are more powerful than elements of nature. x people can find strength by understanding past generations. (correct) people are arrogant in their belief that they are stronger than nature. x people who are resilient are able to act courageously. x
B) or choice #2
B) People can find strength by understanding past generations.
Explanation: In literature, the theme is the underlying message of a story, it is what critical belief about life is the author trying to convey in the writing of a novel, play, short story or poem. Usually this belief, or idea, is universal and transcends cultural barriers. In the given poem, we can see the theme that people can find strength by understanding past generation, because it explains how a very little man stood against the mountains because his grandfathers had beaten them many times.
my guess is the answer is B
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B: People can find strength by understanding past generations.