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Std.10 | Basketfull of Moonlight |

Set - 1

O moon,
give me moonlight, basketful or two baskets full,
with seeds of moonlight. From the city to my village, on the sides of the path
I want to sow many, small, small moons of light.
The whole village goes to the city daily to work.
It becomes dark on its way back as my village is quite far.
The route is tough and full of snakes and scorpions.
Neither bus nor cart plies.
When my father returns home I am asleep.
And he goes back early in the morning while I am sleeping
Questions
A1. Fill in the blanks.
1.The poem is addressed to ……………………………………
2.The poet want the seeds of ……………………………
3.The whole village goes to the city to ……………………………………
4. The route is full of …………………and …………………………
A2. Problems of villagers.
A3.1. How do you spend your evening time with your family members?
2. Write the rhyming words for—-
1. Any: ……………………………….           2. Pity : …………………………

Set - 2

1. Write down the describing words used for the following.
a …………………….. moons   b     route
c ………………………. village d morning
2. Pick out and write the lines from the poem that proves the
a. Father reaches home late, after
b. Eager to hear fairy tales from his
c. Remove darkness and bring light among the darker
3. Write as many words as you can, using – ful as
     For example, basketful, bucketful,
4. Pick out the examples of Alliteration and Repetition from the
Appreciation of the poem
1. Title :

2. Poet/Poetess:
3. Rhyme scheme:
4. Figure of speech:
5. Sheme/Central Idea:                                                                                

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