NCERT Solutions For Class 9 English Beehive Poem 2 Wind free PDF is given here. These Solutions contains answers to all questions provided in the textbook. Class 9th English Wind solutions are explained by the expert English teacher and as per NCERT (CBSE) guidelines.
Thinking about the poem
Question 1. What are the things the wind does in the first stanza?
Answer: In the first stanza, the wind shutters breaks the shutters of the windows, scatters the papers, throws down the books from the shelf, tears the pages of the books and brings showers of rain.
Question 2. Have you seen anybody winnow grain at home or in a paddy field? What is the word in your language for winnowing? What do people use for winnowing? (Give the words in your language, if you know them.)
Answer: Yes, I have seen many women winnowing grains in villages. It is is generally known as phatkna, pichorna or anaj parchana in Hindi. People use chaaj (winnowing fan) for winnowing.
Question 3. What does the poet say the wind god winnows?
Answer: The wind god winnows all the things available at home.
Question 4. How does we make wind our friend?
Answer: The poet suggests that we should build strong houses and fix the doors firmly to make friends with the wind. Moreover, we should be strong enough to face the difficulties in life.
Question 5. What do the last four lines of the poem mean to you?
Answer: The last four lines convey the message that those who are not determined and lack confidence face defeat. And those who set their targets and make sincere efforts are not disturbed by any obstacle.
Question 6. How does the poet speak to the wind—in anger or with humour? You must also have seen or heard of the wind “crumbling lives”. What is your response to this? Is it same as the poet’s?
Answer: The poet speaks to the wind with humour. I have seen and heard the wind troubling lives. My response is like that of the poet. The poet indirectly challenges the wind to trouble him. It means he is not weaker than the wind.
Question 1. The poem you have just read is originally in Tamil. Do you know any such poems in your language?
Answer: Yes, I know many poems like the one given here.