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Although the narrator does not have a name, the poem's content implies that the narrator is an older individual passing along his wisdom to someone younger and less experienced.
Rudyard Kipling's "If—" uses a mix of present and future tenses.
"If—" is a brief but powerful guide on how young men can achieve manhood by overcoming obstacles—the many "if—" statements that represent challenges universal to all men.
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