Answer following questions in short.
Q1)Write down two different views about the end of the world?
Ans1) People say that the world will end either in fire or in ice. World is transitory, nothing is perennial in this universe.
Q2)How does Robert Frost caution the common man?
Ans2) Man is selfish, full of avarice, lust, indifference and hatred. He should not forget the bitter reality that everything in this world is transitory. Death is inevitable.
Q3) Write the Sum and substance of the poem ‘Fir and ice’?
Ans3) The crystal clear message of the poet is that anything in this world is not eternal. Everything will perish either in fire or ice. We should not forget this supreme reality. We should keep ourselves above all selfish matters.
Some more questions for practice.
Q1) What does ‘ice’ stand for? How is it sufficient to bring destruction?
Q2) What does ‘fire’ stand for? How is it sufficient to bring destruction?