Ch-3.1 Rain on the roof NCERT SOLUTION

By | April 11, 2018

TEXTUAL  QUESTIONS 

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1. What do these phrases meant to you ? Discuss in class :

(i) humid shadows

(ii) starry spheres 7

 (ill) What a bliss

 (iv) a thousand dreamy fancies into busy being start

 (v) a thousand recollections weave their air-threads into woof.

 Ans. (i) Humid shadows : Humid shadows refer to the dark clouds filled with water vapours.

 (ii) Starry spheres : Starry spheres means the countless stars in this vast cosmos.

(iii) What a bliss : What a bliss’means it is very enjoyable to lie in a cosy warm bed when it is raining outside. .

 (iv) A thousand dreamy fancies into busy being start : When the poet was lying in his cosy warm bed and it was raining heavily outside, a large number of images rose in his mind.

 (v) A thousand recollections weave their air-threads into woof : A large number of recollections of the past begin to weave themselves in his mind.

2. What does the poet like to do when it rains ?

 Ans. When it rains the poet likes to keep lying in his cosy bed and enjoy listening to the patter of the soft rain drops

Go to the Extra Questions and Notes of “The Little Girl”

3. What is the single major memory that comes to the poet ? Who arc the “darling dreamers” he refers to ?

 Ans. The single major memory that comes to the poet is the memory of his mother. The “darling dreamers” he refers to are all the children of the mother.

4. Is the poet now a child ? In his mother still alive ?

Ans. No, the poet is not a child now Ile is now quite grown up. Ills mother is also not still alive. She had died a long time earlier

Go to the Extra Questions and Notes of “A Truly Beautiful Mind”

5. (i) When you were a young child, did your mother tuck you in, as the poet’s did ?

 (ii) Do you like rain ? What do. you do when it rains steadily or heavily as in this poem ?

(iii) Does everybody have a cosy bed to lie in when it rains ? Look around you and describe now different kinds of people or animals spend time during rains; what they do when it rains.

Ans. Do yourself .

Go to the Extra Questions and Notes of “The Lake of Innisfree”

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