D. Answer in a paragraph.
What does Sarojini Naidu say about the Wandering Singers? Write in your own words. (in about 60 words)
The singers do not settle down in a place. They keep wandering. Their songs echo in the forest and the street. The singers carry lutes. They sing of bright cities and the beauty of women who lived long ago. They also sing about kings and battles. Their songs are about happy, simple and sorrowful things. Neither love nor joy could stop them. The voice of the wind is the voice of their fate.
E. Think and answer.
1. Are the singers homeless travellers? Why do you think so?
Yes, the singers are homeless travellers. The singers
are in the habit of wandering. They never settle down in a particular place.
They roam along streets and forests. Like the wind they are free to go wherever
2. Do the singers have hopes and dreams? If not, why?
The singers do not have hopes and dreams. As they have
no hopes or dreams they keep wandering, singing songs.
3. What are the themes of the singers’ songs?
The singers sing about cities filled with light. They
sing about the laughter and beauty of women who lived long ago. They sing about
old kings and their battles. They also sing about happy, simple and sorrowful