A Poem for Mother Questions and Answers Marks 2

A Poem for Mother Questions and Answers Marks 2

Short Questions with Answers

Q. 1. Name the biological mother of the poet as mentioned in the poem A poem for Mother.

Ans. The name of the poet’s biological mother as mentioned in the poem “A Poem for Mother” is Palem Apokpi

Q. 2. But I’m still your shy son– What is the source of the line? How does the poet himself as a shy boy?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

The poem had abondoned his native land Manipur but he recalls that he is still the same shy boy, to his mother. with a voracious appetite, the boy who lost many teeth by emptying your larder when she was away.

Q. 3. I haven’t learnt how to use them well-What is the source of the line? What does the poet mean by ‘them’?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

Here the poet says that once his mother tauglit her children that “Money and Time do not grow on trees” but he confesses that he not learnt to use them properly.

Q. 4. I know how you toil as all mothers do- What is the source of the line? What does the poet mean here?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

The poem rapidly moves on to invoke the ‘mythic woman’ in her traditional roles as a housekeeper, homemaker, and especially “toil(ing) as all mothers do”.

Q. 5. Today, as on every day, you must have risen- What is the source of the line? What does the poet mean here?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

To the poet his biological mother and mother land get mingled and he symbolizes the eternal toil of his motherland through the unceasing toil of his mother even at her old age. A Poem for Mother

.6. I’ve not inherited anything of your gentle ways or culinary skills. – What is the source of the line? What does the poet mean here?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

The figure of the son, abandoning the homeland, becomes an emblem of a dilapidating social environment. Prompted by economic and political crisis, he seeks his fortune outside Manipur. The last stanza of the poem, however, underlines the horror of the “young boy” turned “man” who discovers that even after leaving home, he could not improve his fortune.

Q. 7. I only turned out to be a small man,With small dreams and living a small life. – What is the source of the line? What does the poet mean here?

Ans. The referred line is taken from the poem “A Poem for Mother” by Robin S. Ngangom.

The self-deprecatory tone of the speaker, the note of apology that the son offers to his mother and the repetition of the word ‘small’ belittle the existence of the son outside the ‘motherland’

8.To which state of India the poet actually belong?

Ans. Manipur, in North Eastern India.

9.To which state does the poet migrate to, when and why?

The poet, as referred to in the poem, has migrated to Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya and another state in North Eastern India ‘ten years back’. He wants to have better prospect of life and desires to achieve more and so he has shifted out of his native place. The other reason is the political unrest and state of anarchism and terrorism in his own state prevalent at that time.

10.Who is the mother’s ‘Dream Child’?

The poet is the mother’s dream child, as she had nurtured him and cared him the most amongst all. She even had forgiven all his mischiefs and embraced him with care.

11.Do you think the poem is completely autobiographical?

Not really. The poem is autobiographical as it highlights his childhood, his settling down conditioning and his social conditioning, but it does not portray his political career.

12.What does the mother symbolize?

The mother symbolizes the tenderness and withstanding quality of nature, the vigour, the strength and determination of natural forces. She is the symbol of that woman-power that can care and protect her children from all calamities and nurture them with best care.

 

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