the deserted village

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The project is called 'The Deserted Village' which is a poem by Oliver goldsmith, based on a village exploited by the city dwellers for their benefit. My speculation is based on very similar grounds primarily focusing on the lost economies and the self sufficient characteristics of the villagers. In my speculation i have imagined a new age village built on the basis of latest technology in the fields of construction and agriculture.


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