JKBOSE Class 9 English Tulip Poetry Chapter 10 The Child’s Prayer Solution
JKBOSE (Jammu Kashmir State Board Of School Education) Class 9 English Solution Chapter 10 The Child’s Prayer all Exercise Question Answers. Students of JK Board Grade 9 Standard can download all Answer.
THE CHILD’S PRAYER
Understanding the poem
1.) Who is the speaker in the poem and to whom is it addressed?
Answer: The speaker in the poem is a child and it is addressed to the almighty, God.
2.) What does the child wish to be? List his wishes in the order they are described in the poem.
Answer: The child wishes to be a candle that would lighten up the world’s darkness. He wishes to be a moth to serve his love and knowledge to the people around him. He wishes to serve the poor people and make their lives pain-free.
3.) Why does the child want to be : a) candle; b) moth; c) blossom?
Answer: The child wants to be a candle so that he can vanish the world’s darkness.
The child wants to be a moth so that he can love and spread the knowledge.
The child wants to be blossom so that he could make this world beautiful just like a beautiful garden.
4.) What is the child’s mission?
Answer: The child’s mission is to serve for the weak and give sympathy to those who are in pain. He wants to serve to the needy people of the society and help them.
Learning about the literary devices
1.) Identify metaphors and similes in the following lines:
My tender hopes arise to the lips I pray: – Metaphor
Kindly candle light may my life be! – Metaphor
As the moth goes round the shining light in zest – Simile
So let me love the candle of knowledge best! – Metaphor
Save me, my God, from all snares of evil: – Metaphor
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