English CBSE Class 12 NCERT Flamingo Poem 6 Aunt Jenifer’s Tigers Free Solution of Extra Questions and Answers – Extract Based Questions Short Answer Questions Long Answer Questions and Value Based Questions
AUNT JENIFER’S TIGERS
Extract based questions
1. Why is Aunt ‘ringed with ordeals’?
2. Why her hands are terrified?
3. Why did she make tigers?
4. What will happen to tigers after her death?
5. What is Aunt Jennifer’s death symbolic of?
6. Would society be affected by her death in anyway?
1. Why are tigers described as denizens of a world of green?
2. Why are tigers not afraid of men?
3. What are the tigers symbolic of for Aunt Jennifer?
4. What is the poetic device used in last line of the extract?
5. Explain‘they pace in sleek chivalric certainty’.
1. Why it is hard for Aunt Jennifer to pull the ivory needle?
2. What is the poetic device used in first line of the extract?
3. What is uncle’s wedding band?
4. Why does the poet use ‘massive weight’ and ‘sits heavily’ for uncles’s ring?
Short Answer Questions – 30 to 40 words
Answer: Aunt Jennifer is a weak and terrified lady. She does not have any freedom to move around or to express herself.
On the other hand, tigers are strong, fearless, confident and free to move anywhere.
Answer: The wedding band lies heavily on her hand. It symbolizes burden of her married life. Probably her married life is full of difficulties and misery.
Answer: They are of bright yellow colour as that of a topaz. They are prancing around in the world of green. They are fearless, chivalric and elegant. While sitting under the tree, they are not afraid of men.
Answer: Her hands are trembling while she holds wool. She is finding it difficult to pull the ivory needle while doing embroidery. This is happening because of her old age. The weight of difficulties faced in her married life is also sitting heavily on her hands.
Answer: Aunt Jennifer’s hands will look terrified even after her death. The weight of difficulties and ordeals of her marriage has affected her hands also.