The Snake Trying- Comprehension Passages

By | December 11, 2019

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THE SNAKE TRYING

ByW.W.E. Ross

COMPREHENSION OF STANZAS

STANZA 1

The snake trying

 to escape the pursuing stick,

with sudden carvings of thin

long body. flow beautiful

 and graceful are his shapes!

 He glides through the water away

front the stroke.

हिंदी अनुवाद – सांप अपने पीछे पड़ी हुई छड़ी से बचने के लिए अचानक अपने लंबे और पतले शरीर में बल खाता हुआ जाता है । उस समय वह देखने में कितना सुंदर और मनमोहक लगता है । वह लाठी के प्रहार से बचने के लिए पानी के ऊपर से सरकता हुआ चला जाता है ।

 Questions :
(a) Name the poem and the poet.
(b) What is the snake trying to escape from?
(c) Why does he take sudden carvings of his body?
(d) What looks beautiful and graceful?
(e )Where does the snake go and why?

 Answers :
(a) The name of the poem is ‘The Snake Trying’ and the name of the. poet is `W.W.E. Ross’.
(b) The snake is trying to escape from the pursuing stick.
(c) He takes sudden curves of his body to escape himself from the stroke of the stick.
(d) His shapes of the body while taking curvings look graceful and beautiful.
(e) The snake goes through the water to save himself.

 STANZA 2

0 let him go over the water

into the reeds to hide

without hurt Small and green

he is harmless even to children.

हिंदी अनुवाद – अर े! उसे पानी के ऊपर से जाने दो ताकि वह बिना किसी चोट के सरकंडों में जाकर छुप जाए । वह छोटा –सा हरे रंग का सांप बच्चों को भी कोई हानि नहीं पहुँचा सकता है ।

 Questions :
(a) Name the poem and the poet.
(b) Who does ‘him’ refer to in the first line of the stanza?
(c) Where is he going?
(d) Of what size and colour is he?
(e) What is his nature?

Answers :
(a) The name of the poem is ‘The Snake Trying’ and the name of the poet is ‘W.W.E. Ross’.
(b) ‘Him’ refers to the snake.
(c) He is going over the water into the reeds.
(d) He is of small size and green colour.
(e) He is of good nature.

STANZA 3

Along the sand

, e lay until observed

 and chased away, and now

he vanishes in the ripples

among the green slim reeds.

 हिंदी अनुवाद – वह तब तक रेत के बीच में लेटा रहा जब तक कि किसी ने उसे देख नहीं लिया और उसका पीछा नहीं किया और अब वह हरे रंग के पतले सरकंडों के बीच लहरों में ओझल हो गया है ।

Questions :
(a) Who does `he’ refer to in this stanza?
(b) Where was he lying?
(c)When was he chased?
(d) Where does he vanish?
(e) Of what colour are the reeds?

 Answers :
(a) ‘He’ refers to the snake.
(b) He was lying on the sand.
(c) He was chased when someone observed him.
(d) He vanishes in the ripples among the reeds.
(e) The reeds are of green colour.

Want to Read More Check Below:-

The Snake Trying- Introduction

The Snake Trying- Theme, Title & Message

The Snake Trying- Literary Devices, Rhyme Scheme & Poetic Devices

The Snake Trying- Value Points, Useful Expression & Paraphrasing

The Snake Trying- Important Word-Meanings of difficult words & Vocabulary

The Snake Trying- Short & Detailed Summary

The Snake Trying- Summary in Hindi

The Snake Trying- Important Extra Questions- Very Short Answer Type

The Snake Trying- Important Extra Questions- Short Answer Type

The Snake Trying- Important Extra Questions- Long Answer Type

The Snake Trying- Quick Review of the Poem

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