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Std.12 | Father Returning Home | Activity Sheet

Set - 1

Q.1    Read the extract and complete the activities given below. 

My father travels————————————— ——– ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–hurries onward.

A1]    Choose 
Choose the correct statement from the following and write them.
          1]      The father travels by late evening bus.
          2]      The father is not an old person.
          3]      The clothes of the father are very wet and unpleasant during the journey.
          4]      The father crosses the railway line to come home.
A2]    Give  proof.         
The season described in the extract is rainy season. Give the proof from he extract.
A3]    Personal response.
Describe any four problems of train journey that a common man faces in a general bogie.
A4]    Poetic device
Write one example with explanation of each of the following figures of speech from the extract.
1] Alliteration
2]  Simile
A5]    Poetic creativity.
Compose a short poem in about four lines on your father.

Set - 2

Q.1    Read the extract and complete the activities given below. 
My father travels————————————— ——– ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–he hurries.

A1]    Give information.
Write the difficulties faced by the father in the poem.
A2]    Match.
Given below are the ideas conveyed through the poem. Match the pairs and draw out the hidden meaning from those expressions.

Expressions

Meaning

A] The father hurries home crossing railway line

1] Because there is hardly anything enchanting/interesting in the monotonous routine journey to look out of the window.

B] Suburban area, visible though the train, is past unnoticed

2] The father is unimportant to the crowd in the train. It does not really make any difference whether he got down or not.

C] He doesn’t get a place in a crowded train.

3] Father is so eager to meet family members that he even doesn’t bother about his safety.

D] He is just as a small word, dropping from a sentence.

4] Uncomfortable journey.

A3]    Personal response
Write the difficulties that your face while commuting to and from the college by public  transport.
A4]    Poetic device.
Name and explain the figures of speech used in the following lines.
1]      His shirt and pants are soggy and his black raincoat.
2]      He hurries across the length of the grey platform.
A5]    Poetic creativity.
Compose a short poem in about four lines on journey by train.

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