20-IN BROKEN IMAGES

  1. What is the state of condition of two persons, one who trusts clear images and the other who mistrust the broken images?

          One who trusts clear images becomes dull and the other who mistrusts the broken images becomes genius and intelligent.

  1. Why does a person question his senses when the facts fail him?

       A person who trusts his clear images does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking.  When the facts fail him he questions his senses because of his unclear way of thinking.

  1. Who is in a confusion of his understanding?

          The person who trusts his clear images and makes his decisions without thinking is often in a confusion of his understanding.

  1. What is the lesson/main idea/theme of the poem?

          A man should always look for new images in life. He must have inquisitive and probing nature. A person who trusts his clear images without any proof does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking. On the other hand, a person who does not depend upon his unclear/broken images finds truth because of his right way of thinking. Inquiry into the nature of things makes man understand and accept the bare realities of life.

 

Reference to the Context

REFERENCE:

These lines have been taken from the poem, “In Broken Images” written by “Robert Graves”.

CONTEXT:        

Use the above-given theme of the poem as a context.

EXPLANATION:

In this poem, the poet describes two types of persons: one who has a clear understanding of a thing and the other who has no a clear understanding of a thing. The first type of man is quick in thinking and understands the simple facts without any labour. He takes things for granted and becomes dull but the other type of a man is slow in thinking and takes things after deep probe and this activity makes him intelligent. The first man who trusts his clear images without any proof does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking. Whereas, the person who does not depend upon his unclear images, finds truth because of his right way of thinking. The first man fails in his life whereas the second man succeeds in his life.

20-IN BROKEN IMAGES

 

  1. What is the state of condition of two persons, one who trust clear images and the other who mistrust the broken images?

          One who trusts clear images becomes dull and the other who mistrusts the broken images becomes genius and intelligent.

  1. Why does a person question his senses when the facts fail him?

       A person who trusts his clear images does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking.  When the facts fail him he questions his senses because of his unclear way of thinking.

  1. Who is in a confusion of his understanding?

          The person who trusts his clear images and makes his decisions without thinking is often in a confusion of his understanding.

  1. What is the lesson/main idea/theme of the poem?

          A man should always look for new images in life. He must have inquisitive and probing nature. A person who trusts his clear images without any proof does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking. On the other hand, a person who does not depend upon his unclear/broken images finds truth because of his right way of thinking. Enquiry into the nature of things makes man understand and accept the bare realities of life.

 

Reference to the Context

REFERENCE:

These lines have been taken from the poem, “In Broken Images” written by “Robert Graves”.

CONTEXT:        

Use the above given theme of the poem as a context.

EXPLANATION:

In this poem the poet describes two types of persons: one who has a clear understanding of a thing and the other who has not a clear understanding of a thing. The first type of man is quick in thinking and understands the simple facts without any labour. He takes things for granted and becomes dull but the other type of a man is slow in thinking and takes things after deep probe and this activity makes him intelligent. The first man who trusts his clear images without any proof does not find the truth because of his wrong way of thinking. Whereas, the person who does not depend upon his unclear images, finds truth because of his right way of thinking. The first man fails in his life whereas the second man succeeds in his life.

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