Class 6 First Language English Textbook Solutions

THE COMET AND THE MOON – Class 6 First Language English Textbook Solutions

 

POEM
THE COMET AND THE MOON

 
1.) Ask the following questions to your partner and write down the answer.
 
a.) Who whooshed past the moon’s pale face?

Answer: The comet whooshed past the moon’s pale face.
 
b.) Who was sulking?
Answer: The moon was sulking.
 
c.) When was life better for the moon?

Answer: Life was better for the moon when the spacemen went on the moon and scratched its back.
 
d.) Why did the comet not answer the moon?
Answer:  The comet didn’t answer because it had already for Venus.
 
2.) Ask the following questions to your partner and write down the answers.
 
a.) What did the comet want to know when he saw the pale-faced moon?

Answer: The comet wanted to know why the moon looked so sulky.
 
b.) Why does the moon think that he is doomed?
Answer:  The moon is stuck with the same path in chains of gravity so he is doomed.
 
c.) Why does the moon envy the comet?
Answer:  The comet can freely flare and sizzle and roams like rockets so the moon is envy of the comet.
 
d.) Which line in stanza 5 suggests that the comet is very active? Explain.
Answer: Already it had gone
To wag its tail round Venus
While the moon trudged on.
The above lines show that the comet is very active and doesn’t even stay to listen what moon is saying.
 
e.) The moon is non-human. He does two things which we humans do. What are they? What figure of speech is this?

Answer: “You will sulk as well,”
To always plod the same path
The figure of speech is personification.
 
Vocabulary :
3.) Match the words in B with the words in A:

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