Poem 19 (A Man of Words and not of Deeds) Summary & Short Questions

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book III: Plays & Poems
Poem 19: A Man of Words and not of Deeds
Type: Summary & Short Questions
Author: Charles Perrault
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 Charles Perrault. 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 Man of Words and Not of Deeds’ criticises the person who is fond of talking and does little work. He keeps on boasting and making tall claims about himself. Such a person is like a wild plant. Wild plants keep on growing endlessly, and in the same way there is no end to an idle talk. Life of a talkative person passes through different phases. It keep on changing from bad to worse. Ultimately it comes to an end with the death of a person. It is, therefore, necessary that a man must always engage himself in healthy activities to make his life fruitful for human beings.

Questions Answers

What does a talkative person do when the door begins to crack?

A talkative person is a cowardly fellow in a lion’s skin. When he is exposed in front of the people he does not face them straight. He hits people in the back through his Crooked and poisonous talk.

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