1st Year English Poem 6 (A Sindhi Woman) Summary & Short Questions

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book III: Plays & Poems
Poem 6: A Sindhi Woman
Type: Summary & Short Questions
Author: Jan Stallworthy
Pages: 3
PDF Size: 1 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 3 and it has been written by Jan Stallworthy. we have presented the important questions and main idea of this chapter for the intermediate (first year) fsc fa ics i.com first year students.


The poem “A Sindhi Woman” is cast in a local setting. A typical poor working woman from Sindh impresses the poet. The poet believes that real beauty needs no ornaments. Shabby dress and modest living may not eclipse beauty. At times they even heighten the effect of beauty by way of contrast. Apart from physical beauty the poet is even more impressed by the youthful spirit of these women. Their gliding, twisting movement as they walk simply fascinates the poet. Last, but not the least, the poet mentions a unique trait of their personality. They have learnt to stand straight and tall in difficult and challenging circumstances.

Questions Answers

Q: What is the first impression of the poet about Sindhi Women?

The poet is very much impressed by poor working women from Sindh. They look attractive and dignified.

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