Today we are going to tell you 7.In The Country Poem extract .friends its very important extract this year may ask some questions In The Country Poem extract
7.In The Country
– W.H. Davies
Q.1.some important meaning-
1. Word syn/similar Ant/opposite
Life – death
Sweetest – sourest
Wood forest –
Hear listen –
White – black
Poor – rich
Sad – happy
Wan looking pale and weak –
Wretched extremely bad/unpleasant –
Empty – full
Admire praise –
Small – great
Starve to suffer or die because you do not have enough food to eat
Misery great suffering of the mind or body .
Creeps – to move slowly ,quietly and carefully because you do not want to be seen or heard.
Groan – make a long deep sound because you are annoyed,upset or In pain.
But ‘tis a wretched life to face
Hunger in almost every place
Cursed with a hand that’s empty , when
The heart is full to help all men
Q.(a) Find out a word from the poem given above which: has the same meaning as – ‘very unhappy’.
Q.(b) Name the poem.
Q.(c) About which place is the poet speaking?
Answer : (a) Wretched (b) In the country
(c) The Poet is speaking about city life.
Can I admire the statue great ,
When Living man starve at its feet?
Can I admire the park’s green tree,
A roof for homeless misery?
(a) Name the poet :
(i) Sri Aurobindo (ii) W.H. Davies (iii) William Rands (iv) Anonymous.
(b) Give the meaning of the word ‘starve’:
(i) Die of hunger (ii) Labour hard (iii) Work comfortably (iv) Live unhappy.
(c) What is the poet unable in admire?
(d) Why does the poet say that he cannot admire the great picture? Or
Give the Noun form of ‘admire’.
Answers : (a) (ii) W.H. Davies (b) (i) Die of hunger
(c) He is unable to admire the great statue and parts green tree.
(d) He cannot do because living man starve at its feet. Or admiration.
In The Country Poem extract