Q. 44.2( 39 Votes )
Write a paragraph about beauty. Use your own ideas along with the ideas in the poem.
(You may discuss your ideas with your partner)
The essence of Beauty is a very vivid concept. It is not limited to a particular thing but is a very broad understanding of the qualities that are pleasant and soothing in nature.
As the poem highlights the beauty of the nature which can not only be seen but also heard shows the effect of nature on the human mind. In addition to this, the poem also talks about the beauty present in an individual itself. The good deeds and thoughts of an individual shape his/her charming appearance.
Beauty is something inherent in every individual in different ways. In order to live a peaceful life, it is important for human beings to appreciate the beautiful ideas in one another. Thus, the poem, in the end, gives a “beautiful and positive message” of appreciating and enjoying the beauty within as well as around oneself.
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The poet says, “Beauty is heard in…”
Can you hear beauty? Add a sound that you think is beautiful to the sounds the poet thinks are beautiful.
The poet, Keats, said:
Heard melodies are sweet.
But those unheard are sweeter.
What do you think this means? Have you ever ‘heard’ a song in your head, long after the song was sung or played?NCERT English - Honeysuckle
Read the first and second stanzas of the poem again. Note the following phrases.
corn growing, people working or dancing, wind sighing.
rain falling, a singer chanting
These could be written as
● corn that is growing
● people who are working and dancing
Can you rewrite the other phrases like this? Why do you think the poet uses the shorter phrases?NCERT English - Honeysuckle
Find pictures of beautiful things you have seen or heard of.NCERT English - Honeysuckle