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Q.1. What is the message of the poet?
The message of the poet in the poem ‘A House, A Home’ by Lorraine M. Halli is to show the importance of a home over a house. According to her, a house is just an infrastructure which is built up of bricks, stones, and wood which has an architectural structure in which there may be windows, tile floors, stucco, and lots of doors but it is useless until it is turned into a home. A home, according to the poet can be made by a family only which consists of a father, mother, sister, and brother who care and love one another without any selfish interest. They share one another’s happiness and sorrows without any selfish motive.
Q.2. How can you define a house?
We can say that a house is a non-living structure made up of bricks, stones, and woods. It consists of windows, doors, a yard, and a roof.
Q.3. Who are the parts of a family?
The parts of a family are parents, sisters, and brothers. They stand together in all ups and downs of life. They care for one another.
Q.4. Why is home called “Sweet Home”?
A home is called a “Sweet home” because the souls occupying it love each other. They keep the home in order and tidy. They do all sorts of repairs to keep the home healthy and livable.
Q.1. A family plays an important role in a home. How?
A house becomes a home when there is the presence of a family which consists of a father, mother, brothers, sisters, and other family members. They do unselfish service and take care of one other on happy and sad days. If there will be no family, then there will not be any home and there will be no more sympathy and care for anyone.