Saturday, September 5, 2009
Beautiful Hands (Questions and Answers)
Q.1: In first stanza the poetess praises the hands for their spiritual beauty. What words or phrases tell us that they are not pretty in physical sense?
Ans: The words or phrases which tell us that they are not pretty in physical sense are as under.
(1) They are neither white nor small.
(2) They are scarcely fair at all.
(3) Wrinkled Hands.
Q.2: Why does the poetess praises the hands in second stanza?
Ans: The poetess praises the hands in the second Stanza because they kept on toiling in order to make children happy.
Q.3: In third stanza what does “these hands must folded be” mean?
Ans: “These hands must folded be” means that after death her mother would be buried in the grave with folded hands on breast.
Q.4: Who does the poetess praise in the poem?Ans: The poetess praises the hands of her mother for their spiritual beauty. Tags: English for Matriculation
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