Dreams Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Dreams Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Langston Hughes. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Baba Yaga, The Complaint and Deeba’s Doll so, you can check these posts as well.

Dreams Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Fast – tightly, secure
  • Barren – land that is too poor to produce much or any vegetation

Question 1: What metaphor is used in the first stanza?

Answer: The metaphor used in the first stanza is –

Life is broken-winged bird/That cannot fly.

Question 2: Which words create a sad or unhappy feeling?

Answer: The words that create a sad or unhappy feeling are:

Die, broken-winged, go, barren, frozen.

Question 3: What are the things life is compared to in the second stanza?

Answer: Life is barren field/Frozen with snow.

Question 4: What is your dream?

Answer: My dream is to be a good person and help others.

Question 5: Read the line and answer the questions:

1. Hold fast to dreams

(a) Find a suitable synonym for the word ‘dreams’.

Answer: Aspirations, ambitions, goals.

(b) Write a sentence that conveys the same meaning but uses different words.

Answer: Do not let go of your aspirations.

2. Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

(a) What are fields usually used for and why can’t this happen in the field that described in these lines

Answer: Fields are usually used for the cultivation of crops. That cannot happen in the field described because it is frozen.

(b) The writer is using the idea of this type of field to describe a life. Write a few sentences to describe a life without dreams.

Answer: Life without dreams can be mundane and boring. Following the same routine over a considerable period can make a person unhappy and irritable. There should always be some dream to fulfill and some new things to look forward to.

Question 6: Write the central idea of the poem.

Answer: In this poem, the poet gives a message that we should not give up on our dreams and hopes because dreams keep people ambitious. Without dreams, it is impossible to achieve goals.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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