Hi Everyone!! This article will share Life’s Mirror Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Madeline S Bridges. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Blind Boxer, Through Grandpa’s Eyes and The Desirable Shawl so, you can check these posts as well.
Life’s Mirror Questions & Answers
- Honour – the quality of being honourable and having a good name
- Score – a set of numbers
- Harmony – situation of peace
- Pity – a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortune of others
- Vain – futile
- Outborne – carried away far
- Tread – walk
- Utmost – greatest
Question 1: According to the poet, how will the best come back to us?
Answer: According to the poet the best will come back to us, when we do our best and give our best to the world.
Question 2: Read and answer the questions:
‘Give love, and love to your life will flow
A strength in your utmost need,
Have faith, and a score of hearts will show
Their faith in your work and deed.’
(a) What is ‘A strength in your utmost need,’?
Answer: Love is being referred in this line which is a strength in the highest need of a person.
(b) How can people enjoy the faith of others?
Answer: The poet wants to say that when you lay faith in others or trust others, people reciprocate and show faith in you. They show faith in your work and whatever you do, which gives a sense of peace and you enjoy those moments.
Question 3: ‘Give truth and your gift will be paid in kind;’ What does the poet mean by this?
Answer: The poet here means that when you are true to others and share the truth, others too have the tendency of behaving with you in the same true manner and will not lie to you.
Question 4: ‘Though the sowing seemed but vain.’ Why does the poet say this?
Answer: The poet says this because sometimes we help people and feel that they are not going reciprocate back in the same manner or not going to help us back when required.
Question 5: Read and answer the questions:
‘For life is the mirror of king and slave,
‘Tis just what we are and do;’
What does the poet mean by this?
Answer: The poet here means that life is a perfect mirror of what we do. Whether a person is a king or slave, whatever deeds he has done in his life, will reflect back in the same manner. The way we treat people in our lives, life is going to treat us back in the same manner. If we are good and true to people, they will behave back in the same manner. If give sorrow and are untrue, they will give us sorrow and pain.
So, these were Life’s Mirror Questions & Answers.