Saturday, May 31, 2014

A Plea for India - Glossary & Comprehension



Glossary
plight (n)              : a difficult or sad situation
bicker (n)             : argue about things that are not important
pious (adj)          : showing a deep respect for God and religion
din (n)                   : a loud / unpleasant noise that lasts for a long time
incite (v)              : encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour)

Comprehension
  1. What do fights put us in?
  2. Why does the poet use proud to be a strong nation and hang heads in shame at the same time?
  3. Who are cheats ? Who are being cheated?
  4. What are the tasks to be finished according to the poet?
  5. What is the central idea of the poem ?

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