7.1 Peace Is A Woman And A Mother
How do you know
Peace is a woman?
I know, for
I met her yesterday
on my winding way
to the world's fare,
She had such a wonderful face
just like a golden flower faded
before her prime.
Q.1. How does the poet know that peace is a woman?
Ans :She has a wonderful face just like a golden flower faded before her prime.
Q.2. Do you think a mother can be a symbol of destruction or evil? How?
Ans: No, she can’t be a symbol of destruction or evil as she gives birth to mankind and loves humanity.
Q.3. Name and explain the figure of speech in the following line : ‘on my winding way’
Ans: Alliteration as the sound ‘w’ is repeated.
Q.4.Pick out the lines from the extract that describe the face of peace.
Ans: Peace has a wonderful golden face and symbolizes a woman.