NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Flamingo Chapter 10

A Thing of Beauty Class 12

Chapter 10 A Thing of Beauty Exercise Answers & Summary

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Before you read : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 98

Q1 :  

What pleasure does a beautiful thing give us? Are beautiful things worth treasuring?


Answer :

The world is filled with negative elements which make our life dull, sad, depressing and bereft of hope. In such moments, a beautiful thing gives us everlasting joy and helps us forget our sorrows.

Yes, a beautiful thing is worth treasuring because even its memory soothes our nerves and inspires us to overcome the challenges of life.

(A model answer has been provided for students' reference. It is strongly recommended that students themselves prepare the answer based on their own experience.)

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Think it out : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 99

Q1 :  

List the things of beauty mentioned in the poem.


Answer :

According to the poet, there are numerous things of beauty that help us forget our sorrows. These are the sun, the moon, old and young trees that provide shade to 'simple sheep', daffodils, clear streams of rivers, musk-roses in the forest and the lovely tales of mighty men.

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Q2 :  

List the things that cause suffering and pain.


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Q3 :  

What does the line, 'Therefore are we wreathing a flowery band to bind us to earth' suggest to you?


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Q4 :  

What makes human beings love life in spite of troubles and sufferings?


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Q5 :  

Why is 'grandeur' associated with the 'mighty dead'?


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Q6 :  

Do we experience things of beauty only for short moments or do they make a lasting impression on us?


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Q7 :  

What image does the poet use to describe the beautiful bounty of the earth?


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