THE SCHOOL BOY
Students will be able to know the feeling of a boy that he had in school environment in academic area .
To invoke among them the habit of reading literature.
To develop the habit of enjoying poetry and rhyme.
To enrich their English language.
To encourage them to have a love for nature.
To instill among students the aesthetic sense.
I love to rise - I am happy to get up
Drooping - To hang down as from exhaustion
Shower - Volley/ shouting of a words is rapid succession
Blown away - Taken away by the wind
A child is put in the school just as a bird put in the cage .
* The parents should understand their *Depriving the child of joy and freedom.
* He is pleased to see the trees and thebirds.
In this poem, a school boy speaks. He is an unhappy child .The boy likes the morning. He is pleased to see the trees and the birds .The pleasure of childhood is in being free and happy like a bird . But a child is put in the school just as a bird put in the cage . The parents should understand their fault. Depriving the child of joy and freedom means a world without the spring .The world is a sorrowful place without happy childhood. In the absence of a happy child, we shall a winter of sorrow.
1. Who is the speaker of the poem?
Ans: A school going boy is the speaker in the poem.
2. What is the cause of child’s fear?
Ans: The school and the teachers are the cause of a child’s fear.
3. What is the poem written about?
Ans: It is written about the school going small children.
4. Who is the poet of the poem?
Ans: William black is the poet of the poem.
1 The following phrases in stanza 1 reflect the child’s happiness and joy : A. Skylark sings with me
B. O! What sweet company.
Ans.2 The following word /phrases reflect the changed the mood:
A. drives all joy away
B. Singing and dismay.
Ans.3 The dull / uninspiring life at school with lots of work and no play .
Ans.4 Nor can I learn anything at school though.