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pls explain the summary of the poem"keeping quiet"
i want no truck with death if we werer not single minded about keeping our lives moving
what is the significance of 12 in keeping quite?
what is the sadness that the poet refers to in the poem ''keeping quiet ".
What does 'the man gathering salt would not look at his hurt hands' signify?
Explain the line " Victory with no survivors".
Do you think the poet advocates total inactivity and death?
what is the message of poem keeping quit (please elaborate it )
What will counting up to twelve and keeping still help us achieve?
Why does the poet count up to twelve?
What is man single minded about?
According to Pablo Neruda ,what is it that human being can learn from nature?
Fisherman in the cold sea
would not harm whales
and the man gathering salt
would look at his hurt hands
Those who prepare green wars,
wars with gas, wars with fire,
victory with no survivors,
would put on clean clothes
and walk about with their
in the shade, doing nothing.
(a) What are the fisherman harming whales, a metaphor for? 1
(b) What sort of war do humans wage? 1
(c) Under what circumstances would men abandon the practice of waging wars? 1
(d) What does the poet hope will be the true and most significant outcome of this circumstance? 1
What I want should not be confused
With total inactivity.
Life is what it is about:
I want no truck with death.
(i) With whom does the poet not want to deal with?
how can suspension of activities help us?
What symbol from Nature does the poet invoke to say that there can be life under apparent stillness?
what are the different types of wars mentioned in the poem keeping quiet?
why does the poet ask his listeners to 'keep still'?
what do hurt hands imply in the poem keeping quiet??
What is meant by the line "i want no truck with death" in the poem keeping quiet?
what does the poet mean by total inactivity?
what is the poets appel to the people ?
why does the poet ask us to count to 12?
Life is what it is about ; Iwant no truck with death. Explain
why does the poet want to keep quiet?
what changes does the poet expect on the face of the earth?
explain:If we were not so single minded about keeping our lives moving,and for once could do nothing,perhaps a huge asilence might interrupt this sadness of never understanding ourselvesand of threatning ourselves with death.
explain 'not move our arms so much'.
What does the poet call an exotic moment and why?
why we threaten ourselves with death?
How does the poet distinguish stillness and total inactivity?
What is the significance of the phrase 'the face of the earth' in Neruda's poem
in the shade doing nothing explain plz fast
it would be an exotic moment without rush,without engines,we would all be together in a sudden strangeness.
a. what does 'it refer to here?
how would it be an 'exotic moment'?
why is Pablo Neruda against total 'inactivity' ?
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF ' FISHERMAN IN THE COLD SEA WOULD NOT HARM WHALES AND THE MAN GATHERING SALT WOULD LOOK AT HIS HURT HAND'
Explain-"perhaps a huge silence might interupt this sadness of never understanding ourselves". what is the source of this sadness and how one can be free from it?
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