Assam Jatiya Bidyalay Class 8 English Solution Chapter 15 The Arrow and the Song
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Chapter 15 The Arrow and the Song
1.) Write the full name of H.W. Longfellow?
Ans: Henry Wadsworth Long fellow the full name of H.W. Longfellow, who wrote the poem The Arrow and the Song.
2.) Who can follow the flight of a song?
Ans: The one who has a keen and strong sight could follow the flight of a song.
3.) Where did the poet find the arrow?
Ans: The poet found the arrow stuck in an Oak tree.
4.) Why didn’t the poet know where the arrow fell?
Ans: The arrow was shot in such a manner that the poet lost its sight, because of the speed of the arrow.
5.) What does the poet actually mean by ‘the arrow’ and ‘thesong’? 2
Ans: The poet used metaphors in the expression like the ‘flight of song’ which compares ‘the song’ to the arrow.’ The arrow shot by us in the air will surely fall somewhere. Like that everything we do or feel will leave their mark, unseen by us. Therefore ‘the arrow’ meant the ‘deeds we pursue in life’ and ‘the song’ meant that all deeds, ‘leave a mark.’
6.) Explain with reference to the context.
And the song, from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.”
Ans: In these lines, the poet meant that everything we do or feel will leave their mark, unseen by us. Therefore ‘the song’ meant that all deeds, ‘leave a mark.’, and he found that song in the heart of his friend. He later tried to tell that, every deed pursued by anyone in life has some value, and is not meaningless.
7.) Give rhyming words of the following. ½ x4=2
sight; song; oak; end
Ans: sight – flight, song – strong, oak – unbroken, end – friend.