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

What is the condition of the garden when the weeds start growing?

The garden where weeds start growing gives a poor look. It is deprived of the freshness and beauty of flowers and trees.[the_ad id=”17142″]

What is the moral of the poem?

The moral of the poem is that actions speak louder than words.

Why does the poet compare a talkative person with a garden full of Weeds?

The poet believes that a talkative person is simply useless. His idle talk does not help his family, his friends or even his own self. Therefore, the poet compares him with a garden full of weeds.

Why does the poet compare a talkative person with a garden full of Snow?

A talkative person wastes his precious time. His friends are also upset. Like heavy snowfall in a garden, he creates a messy situation for the people around.

Why does the poet compare a talkative person with a bird upon the wali?

During snowfall, birds cannot fly. Shivering with cold they sit quietly on the wall. Just like this, people slip into a Corner as they encounter a talkative person.

Why does the poet compare a talkative person with a lion at the door?

A talkative person is fond of self-praise. He gives people the impression that he is as brave as a lion. He is not afraid of any person.

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