Well, poor bird-she should have known That your song must be your own. That’s why I sing with panache: “Koo-oh-ah! Ko-ash!ko-ash!
a) Why does the frog call the Nightingale a ‘poor bird’?
b) Explain the literary device used in the first two lines?
c) What nature does the frog depict in the above mentioned lines?
- The frog calls the nightingale a poor bird because she burst her vein while practicing and died. She did not have the courage to take a stand for herself.
- The literary devices used are alliteration and onomatopoeia. she should; Koo-oh-ah! Ko-ash!ko-ash!
- The frog comes across a cunning and shrewd character. He was not sorry for making the bird practice in such harsh conditions and blamed her for being brainless and losing her life.