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【⚠️】Unit 5 Soft Storm Exercise Questions and Answers

Unit 5 Soft Storm Exercise Questions and Answers Class 12

Understanding the text

Answer the following questions.

a. When does the speaker grow soft? Enlist the occasions when he grows soft.

b. What do you understand by ‘this seamless city’?

c. Describe the poor children potrayed in the poem.

d. What do you understand by ‘the unwedded gardens of history’?

e. Why was the forlorn child wailing?

f. What do you understand by ‘soft storm’?

g. Why does the speaker call our time ‘mad time’?

h. What does the speaker want to do in “hard times”?


Reference to the context

a. The poet uses the word ‘soft’ with the words like ‘storm’ and ‘gale’, which generally refer to disorder and violence. What effect does the poet achieve through the use of such anomolous expressions?

b. What is the speaker’s attitude towards the time he describes in the poem?

c. What is the speaker like? Is he a rebel? Why? Why not?

d. Explain the stanza below in your own words:


I became soft

when I saw

a blood-stained shirt

speaking in the earth’s ears

with bruised human lips

in the far corner

under the moon

of history and dreams

playing hide-and-seek

in open museums

of human times.


Reference beyond the text

a. Write an essay, highlighting your dissatisfaction towards social, cultural, economic and political issues prevailing in Nepal at present.

b. Suppose you are a rebel, who wants to change the society by eliminating malpractices and anomalies prevailing in the society. Draft a speech outlining your vision for change.


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