English Chronicles of Time ( Death not be Proud) 2.3
Question-Answer (Short Answer Type)
Note :-In BA Hons. – Shastri Program there will be total 10 questions of total 20 marks i.e. each question carries 2 marks .
Death be not Proud
Q1. What according to the poet, what are the agents of death?
Answer -Poison, war and sickness are the agents of death.
Q2. What does the image of ‘slave’ suggest?
Ans. The image of ‘slave’ suggest that death is not powerful, fearful or dreadful. It cannot do any harm of others. it is like only a slave who has to obey the commands of fate, kings and desperate people
Q3. Why does the poet ask death not to be proud?
Ans. The poet ask death not to be proud as he thinks that death is not powerful fearful or dreadful. Though some people called it mighty and dreadful but it not so. So death should not feel any proud of itself.
Q.4. How does the poet Compare death with rest and sleep?
Ans. The poet says that rest and sleep are the pictures of death both give us much joy: Therefore, the original of these pictures must be a source of pleasure.
Q.5. Why does the poet Compare death with rest and sleep?
Ans. The poet says that death would give a rest to their bones and make their souls free from this worldly system. After this short sleep man wakes up in heaven eternally that is why the poet compare death to rest and sleep.
Q6. What does death live with?
Ans. Death lives in the bad company of poison, war and sickness.
Q.7 What happens after the short sleep of of death?
Ans. the short sleep of death man wakes up eternally in heaven.
Q8 Why do our best men go with so soon?
Ans. Death gives rest to their bones and make their souls their souls free from system. That is why our best men go with death so soon.
Q 9 What have some men said about death?
Ans. They have called it mighty and dreadful.
Q 10. What things can make us sleep as well as death?
Ans. Poppy and charm can make us sleep as well as death.
Q 11. Does the poet think that death can kill him?
Ans. No, the poet doesn’t think death can kill him · Because the poet calls it poor death’. He says that death has no power over the life of men get can’t kill anybody.
Q.12. Explain the following expression ‘death thou shalt die’?
Ans. . Death can kill only our bodies. After the death, our bones get rest and our soul gets freedom. According to the poet after death the soul of a man goes to heaven. And in heaven Everything is permanent and deathless So death itself will die if it goes in heaven.
Q.13 . Explain the following expressions: ‘Soul’s delivery’
Ans.: ‘Soul’s delivery’: – By soul’s delivery the poet wants to convey that death is not frightening or dreadful. After death, our souls become free and immortal.
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