Hi Everyone!! This article will share I Opened A Book Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Julia Donaldson. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Dear Mrs Naidu and In Father’s Presence so, you can check these posts as well.
I Opened A Book Questions & Answers
- Cloak – a long loose outer garment without sleeves
- Magic potion – a drink with magical powers
Question 1: What objects or images in the poem create the idea of entering a magic world?
Answer: The poet talks about fighting with a dragon, dining with a king, diving into a bottomless ocean and wearing a clock, slipping on a ring and drinking a magical potion. All these images create the idea of the poet entering a magic world.
Question 2: Read the lines:
I’ve fought with a dragon…..To the happily ever after.
What does the poet mean here? Has the poet actually done these things? If not, how has she had these experiences?
Answer: The poet shares the joy of reading a book and then entering in an imaginary world while reading it. she forgets herself completely in the world around her. No, the poet hasn’t actually done these things. The imaginary world gives her these wonderful experiences.
Question 3: Imagery is a description that appeals to any of the five senses. Can you find a few from the poem?
Answer: Some examples from the poem are:
I’m wearing the cloak.
I have slipped on the rings.
I have swallowed the magic potion.
I have fought with a dragon, dined with a king etc.
Question 4: Write a few pairs of rhyming words from the poem.
Answer: A few pairs of rhyming words are:
Ring-king, friends-bends and came-same.
So, these were I Opened A Book Questions & Answers.