SUMMRY OF THE POEM
Curl sandburg has given a very fine picture of fog. It is a natural phenomenon. The poet has compared its arrivel just like a cat. The cat arrives silently , slowly , suddenly and gradually without making any kind of noise. It does not disturb us.
Then the poet tells that the fog does not interfere. It sits silently on its knees like the cat. After some time it lives us completely. Thus the activiti es in the nature go on perinnially. Following the principal we must remain busy on our work. This is the landmark of susses.
SHORT QUESTION ANSWER
Q-1- What does the poet think the fog is like ?
Ans- The poet thinks the fog is like a cat .
Q-2- How does the fog come ? What does ‘It’ in the third line refer to ?
Ans- The fog comes silently like a cat. ‘It’ in the third line refers to fog.
Q-3- Find three things that tell us that the fog is like a cat ?
Ans- The fog is like a cat because :
(1) It comes silently like a cat
(2) it sits silently on haunches to look around.
(3) it move on after times i.e. its disspears.
Q-4- What does sandburg think the fog is like ?
Ans- Sandburg thinks that the fog is like a small cat.
Q-5- How does the fog come ?
Ans- The fogs comes on little cat feel that is without making any noise ; silently.
Q-6- What does it in the third line refer to ?
Ans- ‘It’ in the third line refers to the fog.
Q-7- Does the poet actually say that fog is like a cat ? Find three things that tell us that the fog is like a cat ?
Ans- The poet really thinks the fog is like a cat.
(1) The fog comes just like a cat i.e. silently and quietly.
(2) It sits on silent haunches just like a cat sits.
(3) Its look over harbour and city without making any disterbance and then moves on just like a cat.
Q-8- Does this poem have a rhyme scheme ?
Ans- This poem has no rhyme scheme. So it is a free verse.
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