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8th Standard English The Axe in the Wood Poem Notes Question Answer

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Poem – 8 The Axe in The Wood

C1. Answer the following questions and share your responses with your partner.

1) What words in stanzas 1 and 2 mean

a) 100 years (century)
b) Scene (sight)

2) Make a list of all words that are used in the poem to describe the ‘axe’.

Quick, sharp, glittering, glory.

3) Read the following words:- trunk, axe, wood, timber, tree which word does not fit is the above list.

Axe.

C2. Answer the following questions picking up the most appropriate one from those given in brackets.

1) What did the man strike with?

The man struck with an axe

2) Who were watching the sight of the man cutting the tree?

People were watching the sight.

3) What did the tree look like?

Ans. The tree looked like strong tree.

C3. Read and discuss your responses with your partner:

1) Who do you think I refers to in this poem?

I refers to the speaker in the poem (poet).

2) Why do you think the poet stopped?

The poet stopped because he was attracted by the sight of cutting an old tree and the rhythmic sound of the stroke of fin axe.

3) Which line tells us that the tree is aged?

The Tree grown strong through many centuries. “This line tells us that the tree is aged.

4) Does the poem mean that cutting a tree is a huge loss for human beings?

Cutting a tree is huge loss for human beings. Today our whole environment is polluted by cutting trees and destroying forests. In this poem poet cautions us to not to cut trees but grow more trees. Poet says had more good the old tree in it than a growing a tree instead of growing trees we have to maintain old and strong trees. The line ”there is more good in it than growing tree. Suggests it”

5) Do you think the poet wrote this poem while the tree was being cut? Support your answer picking up the relevant line from the poem.

The poet went to the sight when the tree was being cut. The lines I stopped to watch a man strike at the trunk of a tree grown strong through many centuries will support my answer.

6) Do you think the poet has made his intention clear to the’ reader at the end? Which lines support your answer?

Poet says that in cutting that tree he saw death cut down a thousand men in front of tall lovey legacy of wood. Here poets intention is clear by cutting that huge and old tree which gives us plenty of timber and which ‘is the gift of our fore fathers The lines “I saw death cut down a thousand men” But he also appeals that the if it falls it will cause the death of thousands of people in that tall lovely legacy of wood. These lines support our answer.

7) What message does the poem give us?

The poem gives us the harmful effects of poaching and indiscriminate cutting of trees.

8) What do you learn about the trees from this poem?

Treeslive long. They live for centuriestogether. If itfallsit is dangerous. We get timber in stack from the trees. Trees are tall and lovely. They are legacy of wood.

9) ‘But I saw death cut down a thousand men’ explain. What does the poet mean by ‘Lovely legacy of wood?’

But I saw death cut down a thousand of men. Here poet suggests trees support the lives of men. They give us shelter and shade. If you cut tree you are causing death to thousands of men. Here lovely legacy of wood means that trees are handed over to us by our predecessors as gifts loll by will.

10) In this poem a sonnet cheek whether the poem has rhyme scheme?

This poem is a sonnet. It contains 14 lines. But the poem does not contain rhyme scheme.

11) Do you find any expression of irony in it?

In the second stanza people and poet enjoy the sight of cutting a tree they are watching with great interest. But no body wishes to stop the action even though they are against cutting a tree. This is the irony in the poem.

C 4. What is personified in the last stanza?

Death is personified in last stanza “I saw death cut down a
thousand men Death is personified”.

FAQ

1) Why do you think the poet stopped?

The poet stopped because he was attracted by the sight of cutting an old tree and the rhythmic sound of the stroke of fin axe.

2) Which line tells us that the tree is aged?

The Tree grown strong through many centuries. “This line tells us that the tree is aged.

3) In this poem a sonnet cheek whether the poem has rhyme scheme?

This poem is a sonnet. It contains 14 lines. But the poem does not contain rhyme scheme.

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