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Why has the mother been compared to the 'late winter's moon'?
I looked again at her, wan, pale
as a late winter's moon and felt that old
familiar ache, my childhood's fear,
but all I said was, see you soon, Amma,
all I said was smile and smile and smile..............
a) Who looked wan and pale and why?
b) What was the speaker's familiar ache?
c) How were the parting wprds of the poet and her smile in contrast to her real feelings?
d) Explain the comparison ' as a late winter's moon'.
Why are the young trees described as 'sprinting'?
what is the theme of the poem "my mother at sixty-six"?
what are the poetic devices used in the poem my mother at sixty six
how does the poem ring out the irony of human relationship?
what do the parting words of the poet and her smile signify?
What is the kind of pain and ache that the poet feels?
Why has the poet brought in the image of the merry children 'spilling out of their homes'?
i want the summary of the poem my mother at sixty six
What did poet notice while her mother sat beside her?
what is the central idea of my mother at sixty six
1 what do u mean by her face ashen like a corpse? which poetic device has been used?
2 what familiar ache did the poetess feel?
3 what it means "all i did was smile smile smile"?
Bring out the significance of the title "my mother at sixty-six".In 20-30 words
what does the poet mean by "familiar ache" and "childhood fear" in the poem my mother at sixty six?
What was the poet's childhood fear?
what were the poet's feelings at the airport how did she hide them
Describe the contrast of the scene inside the car with the activities going on outside? Describe the use of images that poet employs to strike that contrast?
Why does the poet "put that thought away" and loks outside?
Why does the poet feel her old familiar ache and what is her childhood fear?
what is the familiar ache, why does it return?
What thought did she put away when she look out at young trees?
give me the summary of the lesson"my mother at sixty six"
What do the parting words of the poet and her smile signify?
Ageing is a natural process; have you ever thought what our elderly parents expect from us?
can anyone tell me if any figure of speech is used in all the poems given in flamingi
1. the elementary school classroom in a slum
2. my mother at sixty - six
3.aunt jenifeers tiger
5.a thing of beauty
does looking out help the poet forget her earlier thought? give reason in support of your answer.
do you think the poets mother expected her daughter to stay ack with her to look after her? give reason in support of ur answer
figure of speech of my mother at sixtysix
What were kamala das fear as a child? Why fo they come back when she's going to the airport ?
why does the poet smile and smile and smile?
how does kamla das bid farewell to her mother
why was her mothr's face is looking like that of a corpse?
What was kamla das's childhood fear
In the first stanza, how does the poet describe her mother?
what thoughts occupy her mind before she looks out?
discuss the complex subtleties of human relationships as the poetess captures in the poem
Q1- What does the poet do to shrug off the painful thought of her mother's approaching end?
Q2- Why does the poet draw the image of "sprinting trees" and "merry children"?
"her face ashen like that of a corpse".Explain
"but all I said".what do these words tell you about the poet's state of mind?
The poem my mother at sixty six deals with the subtleties of human realtionship. Justify
what are the merry children spilling out of their homes,symbolic of ?
In mother at sixty-six, Kamala Das has pointed out at close relationships in an objective manner.Comment
i want summary of poem my mother at sixty six
What is the main idea expressed in the poem 'My Mother AtSixty-Six'? How do the images of thereal world, which occur in the poem connect to this idea?
In poem My mother at sixty six, Which thought did the poet put away?
How has the poet compared the scene inside the car with the activities going on outside?
what does the poet see happening outside?
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