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What does counting upto 12 signify and how will it help?
What is the original language of the poem?
According to the poet what creates barriers?
How is keeping quiet related to life and can change attitude?
What does number 12 represent?
Why is silence treated as a big issue?
What is the sadness in the poem that the poet speaks about?
Why does the poet request people to keep quiet?
What will happen if there are no engines and no crowd?
How long is the poet expecting everyone to stay still?
While gathering salt, what will happen to the man if he keep silent for a moment?
Which images in the poem show that the poet condemns or hate violence?
What can human beings learn from nature?
What symbol from nature the poet uses to prove that keeping quiet is not total inactivity?
The poet does not want us to confuse stillness with total inactivity. There is life under apparent stillness. He quotes an example of the earth which is active round the clock. Thus the poet involves the earth as a living symbol to prove his point.
How does the poet perceive life?