Jac Class 12 Most Important Literature Qustion English Core 2023


झारखण्ड बोर्ड परीक्षा कक्षा 12वी 2023

विषय : ENGLISH (CORE)


IMPORTANT LITERATURE

Read the following extract and answer the following questions:


1. Fisherman in the harm cold sea Would not harm whales And the man gatherings salt Would look at his hurt hand.

(a) Name the poem and the poet. 

Ans : Poem name is keeping quiet and the Poet name is Pablo Neruda 

(b) What would the fisherman do? 

Ans : Fisherman are looking at their hurt hands.

(c) What would the salt gathering man do

Ans : Salt gathering man collects salts with his own hand, which hurts their hand badly.


2. Far from the gusty waves these children's faces Like rootless weeds, their hair torn round their pallor: The tall girl with her weighed-down head.

(a) Name the poem and the poet.

Ans : Poem name is An Elementary School class-room in a slum and poet name is stephen spender.

(b) Whom does the poet call 'rootless weeds'?

Ans : Poet call rootless weed's to the slum children.

(c) How does the poet describe the tall girl?

Ans : The poet says that the girl was sitting in the class room with her head weighed down which is due to their poverty


3. Here far from the city we make our roadside stand And ask for some city money to feel in hand To try if it will not make our being expand, And give us the life of the moving-pictures' promise That the party in power is said to be keeping from us.

(a) Name the poem and the poet.

Ans : Poem name is A roadside stand and poet name is Robert frost.

(b) Why do the people who are running the road sidestand ask for some city money?

Ans : The countryside is not rich in cash. The people who run the roadside stand wish that the cash-rich city people may patronise and oblige them. With that money they can also bring some changes and prosperity in their lives. Only some in-flow of city-money can change their lives.

(c) What is the party in power doing for the rural poor? 

Ans : The party in power is giving false promises about betterment of the rural poor.


4. Aunt Jennifer's finger fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull The massive weight of uncle's weeding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer's hand.

(a) Name the poem and the poet.

Ans : Poem name is Aunt Jemmifer is ligers and poet name is Adrienne Rich

(b) Why are the fingers fluttering?

Ans : The fingers are fluttering because of weekness and burden.

(c) Why can't the needle be pulled?

Ans : The weight of unhappy and unfrotunate experiences of her married life sits heavy on her fingers.


5. A thing of beauty is a joy for ever Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness, but will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams and health, and quiet breathing

(a) Who is the poet of these lines and what is the name of the poem ? 

Ans : Poet name is John Keats and the Poem name is A thing of Beauty

(b) How is a thing of beauty a joy forever? 

Ans : A thing of beauty Because Beautiful things gives us pleasure. They refresh our mind. They satisfy us. Things of beauty such as art or literature must be preserved. They provide pleasure and next generation to come.

(c) What is a bower? What does it provide for us?

Ans : Lower is a shadowed place. It provide us a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quit breathing.


6. Perhaps the Earth can teach us as when everything seems dead and later proves to be alive. Now I'll count up to twelve and you keep quiet and I will go.

(a) Name the poem and the poet of these lines. 

Ans : Poem name is keeping quiet and poet name is Pablo Neruda

(b) What does the poet ask us while he counts up to twelve ?

Ans : According to the poet, we should stop all our activities for a moment. Let us give up using all our machines and engines for a short while because most of our troubles are due to our hurry and becoming rash.

(c) What is the significance of ‘keeping quiet’? 

Ans : 'Keeping quiet' signifies the importance of silence, self-examination and introspection.


7. ...I saw my mother beside me, doze, open mouthed, her face ashen like that of a corpse and realised with pain that she was as old as she looked but soon put that thought away, and looked out...

(a) Name the poem and the poet of these lines. 

Ans : Poem name is My Mother at sixty six and poet name is Kamla Das

(b) What did the poet realise? Why was she sad? 

Ans : The poet realised that her mother was so old.

(c) Why did the poet look out?

Ans : The poet looked out as she doesn't want o see the pain in her mother's face.


8. Aunt Jennifer's Tigers prance across the screen. Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree. They pace in sleek chivalric certainty.

(a) Name the poem and the poet. 

Ans : Poem name is Aunt Jennifer's Tigers and poet name is Adrienne Rich

(b) What were Aunt Jennifer's Tigers doing?

Ans : They are jumping across a screen or a wall.

(c) Where are the men?

Ans : The men are beneath the tree.



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