NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 6 The Wonderful Words

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 6 The Wonderful Words

WORKING WITH THE POEM

 

Question:- 1. With your partner, complete the following sentences in your own words using the ideas in the poem.

(i) Do not let a thought shrivel and die because ———————————————————————————————————————––––————————

(ii) English is a —————————————————————with words that everyone can play.

(iii) One has to match ————————————————————————————

(iv) Words are the ————————————————————— of thought.

Answer:- (i) you don’t know how to say it.

(ii) wonderful game

(iii) the words to the brightest thoughts in one’s head.

(iv) food and dress

 

Question:- 2. In groups of four discuss the following lines and their meanings.

(i) All that you do is match the words

To the brightest thoughts in your head

 

Answer:- The given lines means that if you have a thought in your brain but you are not sure how to express it, you just have to select the most accurate words that best describe yours thought.

 

(ii) For many of the loveliest things

Have never yet been said

Answer:- (ii) The poet expresses his belief that there are many lovely things that have never been expressed before. It’s wrong to believe that everything wonderful has already been said by someone somewhere.

 

(iii) And everyone’s longing today to hear

Some fresh and beautiful thing

Answer:– You will discover thousands of eager listeners if you have something unique and interesting to say, so express yourself brilliantly.

 

(iv) But only words can free a thought

From its prison behind your eyes

 

Answer:- Your mind has thoughts, but they are imprisoned behind your eyes. You must give words to your thoughts in order to set them free.