The Library Questions & Answers

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The Library Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Brute – an animal
  • Sage – a very wise man
  • Mastodon – a large extinct elephant -like mammal of ancient times
  • Leathern – made of leather
  • Revived – regained life or strength
  • Anew – once more

Question 1: What did man use to trace on stones and barks?

Answer: Man use to trace his thoughts on stones and barks.

Question 2: What happened after God said, ‘LET there be light!’?

Answer: When God said, ‘LET there be light’ nature, life and order came through the dead and formless frame.

Question 3: How were voices lost for so long? How can they be heard again?

Answer: The voices were lost so long because there were no medium to express it. They can be heard again with the invention of printing press.

Question 4: Which invention is praised in the poem? Why?

Answer: The invention of printing press is praised in the poem because with that we can hear the voices lost so long, the sage’s word and the sibyl’s song.

Question 5: What does the ‘alcoved hall’ refer to? What has it been compared to?

Answer: Alcoved hall refers to a small space in the room formed by one part of a wall being further back than the parts on each side. It has been compared to stony trance of Pantheon.

The Library Questions & Answers

Question 6: Read and answer the questions:

(a) How did the dead soul wake?

Answer: The dead soul woke with the finding of the printing press.

(b) What had man used through the ages to write his thoughts?

Answer: Man had used stone, barks, leaf of palm, sedge -wrought roll, plastic clay and leathern scroll to write his thoughts.

(c) What happened as a result of the revival?

Answer: As a result of revival, we heard the voices lost so long, the sage’s word and sibyl’s song.

Question 7: Read and answer the questions:

(a) How did the light first come about?

Answer: Faint was the light first came about.

(b) Identify the figure of speech used in the last line.

Answer: Personification

(c) On whom did the first light shine?

Answer: The first light shone on giant fern and mastodon, on half -formed plant and beast of prey.

Question 8: Read and answer the questions:

(a) What does ‘here’ refer to?

Answer: ‘Here’ refers to a library.

(b) How are the shelves crowded?

Answer: The shelves are crowded with works of greatest dramatist Shakespeare and great English poet Chaucer.

(c) Who are the two English writers that the poet mentions in the poem?

Answer: Shakespeare and Chaucer are the two English writers that the poet mentions in the poem.

So, these were The Library Questions & Answers.

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