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Class 9 English Poem Chapter 6 No Men Are Foreign
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No Men Are Foreign
Chapter – 6
TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Thinking about the poem:
1. (i) Beneath all uniforms ………………. what uniforms do you think the poet is speaking about?
Ans. Here uniforms does not mean what we generally understand by the word. The poet has used the term ‘Uniform’ either to mean the various types of dress worn by people of various countries or he may mean the people of various colours such as blacks and whites. Whatever may be the dress or the body colour all men are men.
(ii) How does the poet suggest that all people on earth are the same?
Ans. The poet suggests that all people on earth have some common traits. They know the sunrays, air and water; they are fed by peaceful harvest and starved by the disturbance of war; in all countries people earn livlihood doing labour; people in all countries sleep and keep awake; they have strength and life is common to all men living in all the countries on the earth.
2. In stanza 1, find five ways in which we all are alike. Pick out the words.
Ans. No men are strange; no countries foreign; beneath all uniforms a single body breathes, the land our brothers walk upon is earth like this; We all shall lie (on the same earth).
3. How many common features can you find in stanza 2? Pick out the words:
Ans. Sun, air, water, harvest, winter, hands, lines, labour. The above mentioned words are the common features embracing all men in all the countries in the world.
4. “Whenever we are told to hate own brothers ………….. “When do you think this happens? Why? Who tells us? Should we do as we are told at such times? What does the poet say?
Ans. This happens specially when a war breaks out. Because we are told to treat the other country involved in war as enemy country and the people of that country as our enemies. Generally the rulers or those controlling the state power tell us to hate the enemies.
No, we should not do so. Because the poet says that the earth we live in is one place and all human beings are brothers and sisters. Instead of hatred we should win their hearts by love.
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