The government and other social service agencies appear to help the poor rural people, but actually do them no good. Pick out the words and phrases that the poet uses to show their double standards.

The so-called do gooders are selfish and greedy. They bring plans to help the poor village people. But in fact they want to grab their lands. The following words/phrases used by the poet shows their double standards:

  • Pitiful kin are to be bought out
  • Mercifully gathered to live in villages
  • Greedy good-doers
  • Beneficent beasts of prey
  • Enforcing benefits
  • Soothe them out of their wits

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