8TH ENGLISH TL POEM – II A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER




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POEM – II         A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER

8TH ENGLISH TL POEM – II A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER
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ABOUT THE POET

 8TH ENGLISH TL POEM – II A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER8TH ENGLISH TL POEM – II A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER







          Coleridge in 1975

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Born

21
October 1772
Ottery St Mary,
Devon, Great Britain

Died

25
July 1834 (aged 61)
HighgateMiddlesexUnited
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Occupation

Poet,
critic, philosopher

 Alma mater

Jesus College, Cambridge

  Literary movement

Romanticism

Notable works

The Rime of the Ancient MarinerKubla KhanChristabelConversation poemsBiographia
Literaria

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8TH ENGLISH TL POEM – II A CHILD’S EVENING PRAYER











COMPREHENSION

A. Answer the following
questions.

1. Who does the child
pray for?

Ans.:- The child prays
for the Welfare of his parents, his brothers and himself.

2) What does the child pray for its mother?

Ans. The child prays God
to grant his mother health and strength for many years. 3) What does the
child pray for its father?

Ans. The child prays to
God to keep its father healthy and strong,

4) Pick out the lines in the poem which show that the child
is praying for its brothers.

Ans.         And O! preserve my brother both

From evil doing and from sloth

5) The child wants to be a source of joy to its parents which
lines in the poem show this?

Ans.         And may
I my best thoughts employ

To be my parent’s hope and joy !

6) “O Lord, to me impart and innocent and grateful
heart,”

a) Who does ‘me’ refer to?           

Ans.: The child.

b) What is the child asking for?

Ans. An innocent and grateful heart

c) What is the meaning of the word ‘grateful’

Ans.:- Thankful

7) Rhyming words:

Ans.:- Lay-Say-Way.                         Dear-Year-Near,

Joy-Employ-Boy,                     Both-Sloth-Oath.

Other-Mother-Brother              Impart-Heart-Cart




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