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Poem 2 – The Grumble Family

I. Read the following lines from the poem and answer the questions given below:

1. There’s a family nobody likes to meet;
They live, it is said, on Complaining Street

a. Where does the family live?
The family lives on Complaining Street.

b. Why do you think the street is named as ‘Complaining Street’?
Everyone living there keeps complaining about everything. So the street is named as ‘Complaining Street’.

2. They growl at that and they growl at this;
Whatever comes, there is something amiss;

a. What does the word ‘growl’ mean here?
Here ‘growl’ means make a low threatening sound of complaint.

b. Why do they find everything amiss?
They are grumblers from Grumble Family. They always grumble about everything. So they everything amiss.

3. Nothing goes right with the folks you meet
Down on that gloomy Complaining Street.

a. What is the opinion about the folks you meet down the street?
For the folks, everything goes wrong. Nothing happens right.

b. What does the word ‘gloomy’ mean here?
‘Gloomy’ means sad and depressed.

4. The worst thing is that if anyone stays
Among them too long, he will learn their ways;

a. What is the worst thing that can happen if anyone stays with them?
If anyone stays with them he will learn their ways and become a grumbler like them.

b. What are the ways of the Grumble family?
The Grumble family is never satisfied. It finds fault with each and everything. For them summer is too hot and winter is too cold.

5. And so it were wisest to keep our feet
From wandering into Complaining Street;

a. What is the wisest thing the poet suggests?
We should avoid going into Complaining Street. It is the wisest thing.

b. What does the phrase ‘to keep our feet from wandering’ refer to?
It refers to ‘avoid walking into a place’.

6. Let us learn to walk with a smile and a song,
No matter if things do sometimes go wrong;

a. What does the poet expect everyone to learn?
The poet expects everyone to learn to walk with a smile and a song.

b. What should we do when things go wrong sometimes?
When things go wrong sometimes we should not take it seriously. We should continue to work with a smile and a song.




II. Answer the following:

1. And whether their station be high or humble Pick out the alliteration from the above line.
Ans: high/humble

2. Pick out the other examples for alliteration from the poem.

summer/ scold;
growl / grumble;
thing / that
long / learn
them / their;
were / wisest;

3. The weather is always too hot or cold;
Summer and winter alike they scold.
Nothing goes right the folks you meet
Down on that gloomy Complaining Street.

Pick out the rhyming words and identify the rhyme scheme of the above lines.
Rhyming words: cold – scold ; meet – street
Rhyme scheme: a a b b

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