NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew - NCERT Solution Chapter 18

On the Grasshopper and Cricket (Poem) Class 8

Chapter 18 On the Grasshopper and Cricket (Poem) Exercise Answers & Summary

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Working with the poem : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 123

Q1 :  

Discuss with your partner the following definition of a poem. 

A poem is made of words arranged in a beautiful order. These words, when read aloud with feeling, have a music and meaning of their own.


Answer :

Poem is supposedly an artistic piece which contains a speech as well as a song, and is usually rhythmical and metaphorical. These beautiful arrangement of words beautify and add to the essence of the poem. Poems are supposedly read aloud to feel the intense passion and emotion with which they have been composed. The rhyming words in a poem puts various ideas and imaginations of the poet in sync. According to the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, a poem can be defined as a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their sound and the images they suggest, not just for their obvious meanings. The words are arranged in separate lines, usually with a repeated rhythm, and often the lines rhyme at the end.

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Q2 :  

Discuss with your partner the following definition of a poem. 

A poem is made of words arranged in a beautiful order. These words, when read aloud with feeling, have a music and meaning of their own.


Answer :

Poem is supposedly an artistic piece which contains a speech as well as a song, and is usually rhythmical and metaphorical. These beautiful arrangement of words beautify and add to the essence of the poem. Poems are supposedly read aloud to feel the intense passion and emotion with which they have been composed. The rhyming words in a poem puts various ideas and imaginations of the poet in sync. According to the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, a poem can be defined as a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their sound and the images they suggest, not just for their obvious meanings. The words are arranged in separate lines, usually with a repeated rhythm, and often the lines rhyme at the end.

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Q3 :  

Find in the poem lines that match the following.

(i) The grasshopper's happiness never comes to an end.

(ii) The cricket's song has a warmth that never decreases.

 


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Q4 :  

Which word in stanza 2 is opposite in meaning to 'the frost'?


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Q5 :  

The poetry of earth continues round the year through a cycle of two seasons. Mention each with its representative voice.


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