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Chapter: 12th English : Poem : Ulysses

Listening

Listen to the poem and fill in the blanks with appropriate words and phrases. If required listen to the poem again.

Listening

Listen to the poem and fill in the blanks with appropriate words and phrases. If required listen to the poem again.


Choose the best option and complete the sentences.


1. ___________ works like madness in the poet.

a) Wander – Thirst

b) Bidding Farewell

c) Eastern Sunrise

d)Western Seas


2. A man could choose ________ as his guide.

a) the sun

b) the hills

c) a star

d) a bird


3. There is no end of _________ once the voice is heard.

a) walking

b) roaming

c) talking

d) voyaging


4. The old ships return, while the young ships ___________ .

a) drift

b) move

c) sail

d) wander


5. The blame is on the sun, stars, the road and the __________ .

a) hills

b) trees

c) seas

d) sky

 

Parallel Reading

In contrast to the 70 line poem of Tennyson, look at the following haikus.

1. A summer river being crossed

how pleasing w

ith sandals in my hands!

2. O Snail

Climb Mount Fuji,

But slowly, slowly!

3. Cutting into with the ax,

I was surprised at the scent of

The winter trees.

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