Higher Secondary 2018 English Poetry Suggestions

 

HS (2018) West Bengal English Poetry

Probable List of questions

POEM 1

ASLEEP IN THE VALLEY

POET  –  ARTHUR RIMBAUD


PROBABLE  BROAD QUESTIONS

(MARKS – 6   IN ABOUT 100 WORDS)

 

1.”In his side there are two  red holes”-Who  is  the person  referred to here?What do the “two red  holes”         signify?What attitude of the poet is reflected in the poem.

2.How does the poet  Arthur Rimbaud look upon war ?

3.Give the Substance of the poem “Asleep in the valley”.

4.Narrate in your own words how the soldier lies in the valley.

5.Discuss the Central idea of the poem “Asleep in the Valley”

6.Discuss how “Asleep in the valley” is an Anti-War Poem.

7.Justify the Title of the poem “Asleep in the Valley”.

8.In his side there are two red holes”.- What do the holes signify? What does the poet  seek to suggest     in this line?


ASLEEP IN THE VALLEY

POET  –  ARTHUR RIMBAUD

PROBABLE SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS:

MARKS – 1 TO BE ANSWERED IN A COMPLETE SENTENCE

1.Where does the stream leave long strands of silver?

2.What is describes as ‘gentle, without guile’?

3.’…they fill the hollow full of light.’- What does ‘they’ refer to here?

4.In what state is the soldier found in the valley?

5.The humming insects don’t disturb his rest.’- Why?

6.What is the smile of the dead soldier compared to?

7.’…In his side there are two red holes’.- What do the ‘two red holes’ in the poem “Asleep in the Valley” signify?

8.What effect does the last line of the poem “Asleep in the Valley” produce?  

 

ASLEEP IN THE VALLEY

POET  –  ARTHUR RIMBAUD

 

MCQ TYPE PROBABLE QUESTIONS:

MARK – 1 COMPLETE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES, CHOOSING THE CORRECT ALTERNATIVES FROM THE OPTIONS PROVIDED

 

1.The poem is about –

A.a silent valley

B.a deep valley

C.a sleeper in a valley

D.a sleepy valley

 

2.The word ‘undergrowth’ means-

A.something growing under a man

B.small flowers

C.twigs

D.shrubbery

3.The young soldier looks-

A. bright

B.pink

C.pale

D.wear

 

4.The hollow is full of –

A.water

B.light

C.sound

D.melody

 

5.The smile of the soldier in the poem  ‘Asleep in the valley’ is –

A.gentle

B.foolish

C.Witty

D.cunning

 

6.The word ‘guile’ suggests –

A.a person’s slyness

B.a man’s character

C.a person’s innocence

D.one’s simplicity

 

7.The red holes in the side of the soldier suggests that he was –

A.winner of the war

B.casualty of war

C.sleepy person

D.chocolate-cream-soldier

 

8. ‘asleep in the valley ‘ is a –

A.Shakespearean sonnet

B.Spensarian sonnet

C.petrarchan sonnet

D.Miltonic sonnet


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