NCERT Solutions for Class 11 English Woven Words Chapter 9

The Peacock Class 11

Chapter 9 The Peacock Exercise Answers & Summary

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Word meaningsunderstanding the poem : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 108

Q1 :  

Notice these words in the poem and guess their meaning from the context

turquoise                darts


 


Answer :

Turquoise: A greenish-blue colour

Dart: To move suddenly and quickly in a particular direction

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Q2 :  

Comment on the lines that make you visualise the colourful image of the peacock.


Answer :

Below are listed the lines that create a vivid image of the peacock in the mind of a reader.

  • The poet, when calls the peacock, "a flash of turquoise", the mind of the reader is filled with colourful image of the peacock.
  • The phrase "the slender neck" portrays the sleek figure of the peacock and the grace with which it poses.
  • "A blue shadow" again casts a wonderful image of peacock.
  • The poet talks about the beautiful eyes of the peacock, "Those dark glowing eyes violet fringed with golden amber".

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Q3 :  

What are the cues that signal the presence of the peacock in the vicinity?


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Q4 :  

How does the connection drawn between the tail and the eyes add to the descriptive detail of the poem?


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Q5 :  

How does the poem capture the elusive nature of the peacock?


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Q6 :  

The peacock is a colourful bird. How does the poem capture the various colours that its plumage displays?


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