Tuesday, 24 April 2012

10th class-cbse english-(NCERT BOOK-first flight)(poem) Poem-1(Dust of snow )( Robert Frost)



Answer following questions in short.

Q1) What does Robert Frost want to convey though the poem ‘Dust of snow’?
Ans1) Life presents before us both sorrow and happiness. We should not surrender to difficulties. The poet is depressed due to shaking down of snow by a crow but he saves rest part of the day and hope for betterment.

Q2) How has the poet observed ‘nature’ in the poem ‘Dust of Snow’?
Ans2)The whole poem is set in a natural landscape. A crow shakes down the dust of snow on him from a hemlock tree. Hence a crow, the hemlock tree and the snow are the representatives of the nature.

Q3) When the dust of Snow was shaken down on him, how does Robert Frost feel?
Ans3) A crow shakes down the dust of snow on him from a hemlock tree. The crow and the hemlock tree both are considered as ominous in nature. So, the poet is quite depressed.

Some more questions for practice.

Q1) Should we stop doing our activities when he come across some ominous happenings?

Q2) Write the sum and substance of the poem ‘Dust of Snow’?

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