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A Thing of Beauty NCERT Solution

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List the things of beauty mentioned in the poem.


According to poet there are several things of beauty that heal and rejuvenates us, like the sun, the moon, trees old and young that provide shade to a simple sheep, daffodils and forests in which they are, clear rills, musk-rose in forest, and tales mighty men.


List the things that cause suffering and pain.


The are several thing listed by poet that cause sufferings and pain, like, bad health, death of a noble person and regret of choosing wrong way in life to achieve something.


What does the line, 'Therefore are we wreathing a flowery band to bind us to earth' suggest to you?


It suggests that the entire earth if full of pain, gloom and depression not worth to live on. But, beauty binds us to earth and gives us a reason to live an interesting and happy life.


What makes human beings love life in spite of troubles and sufferings?


Human being loves to live in spite of troubles and sufferings, because of endless beauty which gives relaxation and happiness to human mind. Beauty act as shade of a tree that protects us from sharp sunlight of suffering and trouble and gives us fruit that inspires us to live.


Why is 'grandeur associated with the 'mighty dead'?


The grandeur of mighty dead lies in the tales of valor of mighty men who selflessly sacrificed their life for their nation and wellbeing of mankind and ensure continue existence and belief in humanity. Their great breve deeds still continues to inspire us to live and become like them.


Do we experience things of beauty only for short moments or do they make a lasting impression on us?


True beauty never passes into nothingness. They makes long lasting impression, might have lifelong impression on us in spite it increases whenever we recount those beautiful moments.


What image does the poet use to describe the beautiful bounty of the earth?


Poet used endless fountain of an immortal drink from the haven's brink to describe eternal beauty of the earth like, the sun, the moon, greenery and rivers.