Today we are going to tell you about some important Questions & Answers of Lesson -5 Our Casuarina Tree by Toru Dutt of Class – 12 EM Special English notes5.Our Casuarina Tree (Que.& Ans.)
Some Important Questions & Answers
Lesson – 5
Our Casuarina Tree
– Toru Dutt
Q. Answer the following question.
Q.1. Explain ‘Unknown, yet well known to the eye of faith with reference to the poem.
Ans. Here the poetess say that it is quite unreal to see a tree mourning or weeping. No one has ever seen it crying or wailing, but she says that it is still well- known fact for one’s faith. If one can believe one can feel it to be real.
Q.2. How does the poetess compare the creeper to a huge python? What characteristic of the tree has been highlighted by it ?
Ans. ‘Our Casuarina Tree’ is a fine specimen of an ode in which the poetess highlights a tree and her emotional attachment with it . Humanising the tree , the poetress magnificence and grandeur to the tree. She compares it with a python known for its huge size and dazzling spotted body. She says that the tree bears all similarities of the python. A creeper grows around its trunk. It seems to be embracing the sky .
Q.3. For what reasons is the Casuarina tree dear to the poetess?
Ans. The Casuarina tree is dear to the poetess for many reasons. The first is its magnificence. It is tall and grand too look at . it is dazzling like a python. Its generosity is unique. It gives the shade , cool breeze, and repose. One feels relaxed here.
The other reason is that the poetess has spent all her childhood under its shade. So the tree is an integral part of her life for having memories of her life.
Q.4. How intense and heart –felt ia the tree’s mourning for Abju and Aru?
Ans. The poetess has humanized the tree .the tree is sad of the death of her brother and sister . Tree shares her sorrow with its dirge –like murmur which the poetess seems to hear . she also feels the tree waiting like sea breaking on a shingle beach. the poetess wants to highlight the humaised features of the tree which seem to be so connected with the human affection.
5.Our Casuarina Tree (Que.& Ans.)