NCERT Solutions Class 8 English Honeydew Chapter 4 Poem The Last Bargain
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|Chapter 4 Poem|
The Last Bargain
NCERT Solutions Class 8 English Honeydew Chapter 4 Poem – The Last Bargain
Working with the poem
1.) Who is the speaker in the poem?
Answer: A man looking for a work is the speaker in the poem.
2.) “The king, sword in hand” suggests
3.) The old man offered the speaker a lot of money. Why did he turn down the offer?
Answer: The old man offered his bag of gold but the speaker turned it down because what he was looking for was not money or gold but something else.
4.) Find in the poem, lines that match the following. Read both one after another.
(i) I have nothing to give you except goodwill and cheer.
Answer: “I hire you with nothing.”
(ii) Her happiness was no more than sorrow in disguise.
Answer: Her smile paled and melted into tears
(iii) The king’s might was not worth much.
Answer: But his power counted for naught
5.) How did the speaker feel after talking to the child on the beach?
Answer: As the sun was setting the speaker came across a child who was playing with sea shells. He was carefree and talked with the speaker. After talking with him the speaker realizes that it is happiness and satisfaction that he is in search of. The child had got nothing to lose and this is what he too wanted. He becomes happy.