Part 1 Poem 13 (A Tale of Two Cities) Summary & Short Questions

Why do the people of two cities look powerless and helpless?

After the atomic attack the people of the two cities in Japan were physically hurt. Fear made them mentally weak. They could not do anything to avert disaster. This made them powerless and helpless.

Under what circumstance the victims had to pass through?

The victims faced psychological problems. They were mentally upset. They became victims of fear. They lost hope in life. Describe the scene of devestation. The poem gives a moving description of Hiroshima and Nagasaki destroyed by atomic bombs. In the affected cities, hundreds of thousands of people died and many more got injuries. Huge buildings Crumbled in a moment. Life in markets, in the educational and Cultural centres, and in the residential areas suddenly came to a standstill.[the_ad id=”17142″]

What is the moral lesson of the poem?

The moral lesson of the poem is that constant struggle ultimately bears fruits. Those who do not lose hope in tragic situations are eventually rewarded.

How were the two cities of Japan destroyed?

In the World War II the American regime destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, using atomic bombs.

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