3.The Shed

The Shed

By Frank

with the Poem(
No: 49)

   1. Answer the following questions.

(i) Who is the speaker in the poem?


i)   The speaker of the poem is poet
Frank Flynn when he was a small boy

      ( ii ) Is she/he afraid or curious, or


      (ii) She/He was curious not afraid as she/he always peep through
that window and ready to take a peek one day.

(iii) What is she/he planning to do


       (iii) She/he is planning to go inside the shed soon.

(iv) “But not just yet…” suggests doubt, fear, hesitation, laziness or
something else. Choose the word which seems right to you. Tell others why
you chose it.

(iv) “But not
just yet…” suggests the hesitation of the poet from going inside that shed.
Though he was confident that there were no ghosts but still he was hesitated to
go inside and thought that soon he will go inside the shed but not now.

2. Is there a room in your house or a
house in your neighbourhood/locality where you would rather not go alone, and
never at night? If there is such a place and a story to go with it, let others
hear all about it.


This question is supposed to be done by the students themselves. However if
further asked for answer to this question in future, we will put it. Thanks.