7th English Book Back Term 3 Unit 2 Poem

Samacheer Kalvi 7th std English Book Answers Unit 2: Courage

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Term 3 Unit – 2 Courage


Read And Understand

A. Answer the following questions.

1. Can courage be developed suddenly? Why?
No, courage cannot be developed suddenly, because it is something, deep-rooted in the soul of a man.

2. When should we have courage?
All those who make great efforts towards a goal, should have courage.

3. Give an example for dazzling light.
‘Fire fly’ is an example for dazzling light.

4. Can a courageous man be defeated? Why?
No, a courageous man cannot be defeated. This is so because a brave man can never be freed of it.

5. What is the ‘breath of life’?
Courage is the’breath of life’.

6. What are the characteristics of a courageous man?
Patience and strength are the characteristics of a courageous man.

B. Read the following lines and answer the questions.

1. It isn’t an instantaneous thing
Born of despair with a sudden spring

(a) What does ‘it’ refer to?
‘It’ refers to ‘courage’.

(b) What does ‘born of despair mean’?
‘Born of despair’ means ‘born of hopelessness’.

2. It’s a slow, unwavering, ingrained trait
With the patience to work and the strength to wait.

(a) What is an ‘ingrained trait’?
Courage is an ‘ingrained trait’.

(b) Why does a courageous man need patience?
A courageous man needs patience because courage is a slow, steady and firm quality.

3. It’s part of his hours, his days and his years,
Back of his smiles and behind his tears.

(a) What does ‘tears’ mean?
‘Tears’ means ‘sorrow’.

Literary Appreciation

(Rhyme Scheme: A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyming words at the end of each line of a poem or song. It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines rhyme; lines designated with the same sound rhyme with each other.)

C. Work in pairs and answer the following.

1. Pick out the alliterated words.

  1. Daring – deed
  2. thing – that
  3. no – need
  4. sudden – spring
  5. something – soul
  6. serve – some
  7. thing – that
  8. can – call
  9. he – have
  10. who – would
  11. no – need
  12. can – come
  13. may – meet
  14. his – hours

2. Pick out the rhyming words.

  1. Dash – flash
  2. thing – spring
  3. hope – rope
  4. man – plan
  5. resort – sport
  6. call – fall
  7. not – hot
  8. goal – soul
  9. light – sight
  10. trait – wait
  11. blue – do
  12. show – go
  13. defeat – meet
  14. years – tears
  15. deed – creed

3. Write the rhyme scheme of the poem.
The rhyming scheme of the poem is ‘a a b b’.

Creative Writing

Bio – Poem
A Bio – Poem is an essay about oneself in the form of poetry.

D. Work in small groups. Pick out the adjectives and nouns that suit you using a dictionary. Read the steps given. Arrange adjectives and nouns like the given sample to construct your Bio-Poem. Present in the class.

Strict, smart, active and friendly,
Daughter of Lazaro, sister of Francis
Lover of sports, music and reading.
Who feels enthusiastic, merry and comfortable
Who needs peace, health and prosperity
Who gives courage, money and guidance
Who fears cockroaches, spiders and lizards
Who would like to see the Himalayas, Kashmir and Europe
Lives in Australia

E. Collect all the poems. Compile an Anthology of BioPoems of Class VII.
Activity to be done by the Students.

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