1st Year Poem 20 (In Broken Images) Summary & Short Questions

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book III: Plays & Poems
Poem 20: In Broken Images
Type: Summary & Short Questions
Author: Robert Graves
Pages: 4
PDF Size: 1 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 3 and it has been written by Robert Graves. 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 poet Compares two types of persons. Some people take everything for granted. They jump at the conclusion. They think that whatever they believe is true. These people soon fall in a trap of their wishful thinking. On the other hand there are people who always doubt there own reasoning. They ultimately come to the right Conclusion. These lines have been taken from the poem “In Broken Images” written by Robert Graves. These are the opening lines of the poem. The poet exposes the shallow thinking of a person who is too certain about his own ideas. The people who always doubt their own reasoning, ultimately reach the right.

Questions Answers

What is the significance of assuming the relevance of one’s images?

A superficial thinker simply assumes that his ideas must be relevant to a given situation. Time comes when these assumptions prove wrong. This upsets him a lot.

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