What is the significance of the road to Mandalay?
Kipling began to wish that he had written “Oh, the road to Mandalay” rather than “On the road … ”, to show that the song was “a sort of general mix-up of the singer’s Far-Eastern memories against a background of the Bay of Bengal as seen at dawn from a troopship”.
What makes the dawn come up like thunder?
Courage. What makes the dawn come up like THUNDER?! Courage.
Where do flying fishes play?
Where the flyin’-fishes play, An’ the dawn comes up like thunder outer China ‘crost the Bay! Plucky lot she cared for idols when I kissed ‘er where she stud!
What is Mandalay called now?
In 1948, Mandalay became part of the newly independent Union of Burma. Today, Mandalay is the economic centre of Upper Myanmar and considered the centre of Burmese culture.
|Founded by||King Mindon|
What does the word Mandalay mean?
Noun. 1. Mandalay – a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon. Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma – a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; “much opium is grown in Myanmar”