Sunday, March 13, 2011

Practice 1 In The Midst of Hardship

IN THE MIDST OF HARDSHIP BY LATIFF MOHIDIN
Practice 1
Read the stanza below and answer the questions that follow,
In the Midst of Hardship by Latiff Mohidin
Stanza 1
At dawn they returned home
their soaky clothes torn
and approached the stove
their limbs marked by scratches
their legs full of wounds
but on their brows
there was not a sign of despair

(a) Which phrase in stanza 1 shows that the people are injured? (1 mark)

(b) Give the meaning of the following words:

(i) ‘soaky’ (1 mark)
(ii) ‘limbs’ (1 mark)
(c) Do you admire the actions of the people? Give a reason for your answer. (2 marks)

2 comments:

Cross_Moonlight said...

can suggest best english reference books? like longman, is it nice? mind to list down the books u use? include the literature too.. thx a lot
my email is nsc_0124@yahoo.com

BoBoIBoy GeMpKz said...

can u help me answer this question

1.why is the flood described as horrendous?

2.how does the poet use and show the poetic device of contrast?

3.where do the personas head for when they return home?

4.explain in your own words the reason for this action.

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