A TIGER IN THE ZOO

A TIGER IN THE ZOO

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A TIGER IN THE ZOO

                   BY: BY: LESLIE NORRIS

 

SUMMARY: - The presented poetry “A tiger in the zoo” has been composed by Leslie Norris. The port has compared the activities of a tiger in the zoo with the tiger in its natural habitat. The description begin from the zoo and moves to the jungle. After through study of its natural habitat, it moves b ack again to the zoo. The helplessness of the tiger in the zoo has been   described nicely that makes us sad. The poem can be summaried in the following ways:-

The poet says that the tiger with its bright stripes walks silently on his soft velvet paws in the cage. He is in angry mood. The poet remarks that t he should been hiding him in the shade and moving through tall grass near a pool from where chubby deer moves onward. He should terrorise the villagers nearby the forest making angry sounds with his bared teeth. Misfortunately the strength of the tiger has been locked behind concrete cell.

*EXPLANATION*

*The few steps of his cage: -It means that the tiger in the zoo does not have much space to walk in the small cage.

*Ignoring visitors: -= Ignoring visitors means that t= he tiger in the zoo is not taking any notice of visitors.

*MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS*

QNO-1:- Why should the tiger snarl around houses at the edge of the forest?

Ans: - The tiger should snarl around houses at the edge of the forest because of the following reasons: - Firstly the villagers will not disturb the peace of the forest. Secondly they will kill the animals for money or just for fun.

QNO-2:- Are zoos necessary for the protection or conservation of some species of animals. Several species of animals are at the verge of extinction. Even tigers and lions are not safe in the forest because hunters kill them to make money, selling bones and skins etc.

Ans. But in the zoo, they are safe.    Zoo is used for educating people about the importance of wild animals and their role to balance the ecosystem. No there is no appropriate alterna te of zoo. Yes; wild life sanctuaries.

QNO-3:- Why does the tiger stare at the brilliant stars?

Ans: - the tiger is sad and dejected in the concrete cell. When he hears the last sound of the patrolling cars, he stares at the brilliant stars, and rembering good and pleasant days in the forest

*Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follow:-

(A)He stalks in his vivid stripes

The few steps of his cage,

On pads of velvets quiet, In his quiet rage.

Q1. Who is ‘he’ in the passage?

Q2. ‘The few steps of his cage’. Explain?

Q3.Do you think that the tiger is in a happy mood? 

 

DIFFICULT WORDS

Stalks= stride

Vivid= bright

Rage= angry.

Quiet=silent

(B)

He should lurking in shadow,

 sliding through long grass.

near the water hole,

Where plump deer pass.

Q1. Name the poem and the poet.

Q2. Where the tiger should be lurking?

Q3. Who pass through the water hole ?

DIFFICULT WORDS

 

Lurking=hiding.

Sliding=moving.

Hole=pool.

Plump=chubby.

 

(C)But he’s locked in a concrete cell,

His strength behi nd bars.

Stalking the length of his cage,

Ignoring visitors.

Q1. Where is the tiger locked?

Q2. Explain-“IGNORING VISITORS” 

Q3. What is the ti ger doing in the cage?

 

DIFFICULT WORDS

Cell=compartment

Stalking=striding

Ignoring=not taking any notice

(D)He should be snarling around houses.

At the jungle’s edgeBaring his white fangs,

his claws, Terrorising the vill age!

Q1. Name the poem and the poet.

Q2. What should he be doing?

Q3. How should the tiger terrori se the village?

 

 

 

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