Shakespeare says: Because of my poem you will never die. These lines convey the message—- a One must act in order to be loved by all b One gets justice in the doomsday c Everything comes to an end d Poetry immortalizes friend B. Line 3, for example, personifies time as a sluttish character, who besmears human attempts to achieve immortality by building stone monuments. Explain this with reference to the poem Not Marble, Nor the Gilded Monuments. The ideas of great souls as Shakespeare, Swami Vivekananda, Dr. Or What comparisons does the poet draw between the poetry and monuments? The works of masonry are the wonderful monuments and great structures.
Thus, the theme is that everything will be destroyed and forgotten except the subject, who will be praised forever. The conflicts of the rulers and the turmoil ruin even the monuments built of stones. The poem rejects traditional human attempts at preserving the memory of an individual through the building of monuments, statues, or buildings as doomed to either decay through the effects of time or to ruin through the violence of war. Ans: The poet pays tribute to the poetry created by him. Only the love and affection that one has in his or her heart for their beloved or loved ones will remain permanent. So sonnet 55 is one of the most famous works of Shakespeare and a notable deviation from other sonnets in which he appears insecure about his relationships and his self-worth.
Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow. Just as a slut loses her charm and beauty with time, the princes and the powerful people, who enjoy great privileges and popularity at one time lose them and are forgotten with the passage of time. He is confident of his skill of creating art and literature. What matters most are the people we care about and the values we live with. Write a letter to a friend mentioning some historical buildings and how these monuments have changed in the course of time. In what way is the poet stronger than powerful rulers? The warmth of love and reverence generated in the human hearts continue to live forever.
All the agents of destruction are outlived by such poems. It's a more general word that refers to every kind of ruler, including queens, dukes, and duchesses. But I was amazed and horrified to see their dilapidated condition. He feels his Sonnet is immune to the destructive potential of time. His poetry is eternal and will immortalise the subject of the poetry. Little is known about Shakespeare's activities between 1585 and 1592.
What, according to Shakespeare, outlives the ravages of time? What are the things that last for centuries? Solved Questions: I Multiple Choice Questions: A. Sometime after 1612, Shakespeare retired from the stage and returned to his home in Stratford. The poet pays tribute to friendship by writing a poem for his friend. Here we find an impassioned burst of confidence as the poet claims to have the power to keep his friend's memory alive evermore. But neither Mars, his sword nor any devastating fire resulting fr the wars can burn the verses in which the poet has immortalized his friend. Shakespeare's sonnet has been divided into three quatrains of 4 lines each followed by a rhyming couplet. The gilded monuments of princes are their gold plated graves.
The subject of poetry will remain bright and will shine forever in comparison to a neglected stone monument which is spoilt with Time. In its place, the sonnet just addresses the idea of immortality through verse. What judgment does the poet talk about in the ending couplet of this poem? The moral of the poem is that literary art is not affected by time, though marble andgilded monuments are. This is because they reach out to the hearts and minds of people. Neither the wasteful wars, nor conflicts nor tumults will diminish or dim the shining glory of these words. They fall to dust as they are unable to meet the utter destruction of time.
The poet addresses his sonnet to i time b war c the person he loves d powerful rulers 3. Neither will time nor war be able to destroy it. Poetry will outlive mankind and will not be ravaged by time unlike the statues and monuments. Ans: a Princes get monuments made so that they would be remembered. It will immortalise his friend. And that the youths name will live on till judgment day when he will rise from the dead a reference to the Christian concept of judgment day when God will judge both living and dead and give life to the righteous people again.
The conflicts of the rulers and the turmoil ruin even the monuments built of stones. No force of nature can outdo it. Throughout the poem, the poet expresses his love towards a young man. In this poem, the poet claims that no amount of time or change can obliterate the words he writes, shall make his reader understand the awesome power as he as a wordsmith wields. Monuments and statues, howsoever ornate and rich, fail to immortalize the rich and the powerful.