Q1: Do you agree with what the poet says? Talk to your partner and complete these sentences.
(i) A house is made of ___________ .
(ii) It has ___________ .
(iii) A home is made by ___________ .
(iv) It has ___________ .
(i) A house is made of lifeless stone and brick.
(ii) It has glass windows, a courtyard, chimneys, tile floors, doors, and a roof.
(iii) A home is made by loved ones comprising caring parents and children.
(iv) It has family members who understand and care for each other selflessly.
Q2: Now complete these sentences about your house and home.
(i) My house is _______________________________________________.
(ii) The best thing about my home is ________________________________________.
(i) My house is a structure made of bricks, stone, and tiles. It has wide beautiful windows, a spacious bedroom, a warm and cozy living room, and doors with curtains.
(ii) The best thing about my home is that all my family members are very loving and affectionate. We care for each other and avoid misunderstandings or quarrels among us.
|1. What is the central theme of the poem "A House, A Home"?|
|2. What are some of the poetic devices used in the poem "A House, A Home"?|
|3. How does the poet convey the importance of a home in the poem "A House, A Home"?|
|4. What is the significance of the line "A house is a hollow with no one there to see"?|
|5. How does the poem "A House, A Home" relate to our own understanding of what makes a place feel like home?|