Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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A parody is a playful, comic imitation of a writer’s style. A parody is like a verbal cartoon. Compare the original poem and its parody given on page 35 using the following points: - English

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A parody is a playful, comic imitation of a writer’s style. A parody is like a verbal cartoon. Compare the original poem and its parody given on page 35 using the following points:

How doth the little busy bee
(original)

How doth the little crocodile
(parody)
Choice of a subject (an animal)  
   
Number of lines and stanzas  
   
Same or similar constructions  
   
Tone of the poem  
   
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Solution

How doth the little busy bee 

How doth the little crocodile 

original

Parody
• Choice of a subject (an animal)
Bee Crocodile
• Number of lines and stanzas
8 lines and 2 stanza 8 lines and 2 stanzas
• Same or similar constructions

How doth the little...
Improve each shining

How doth the little...
Improve his shining ......
• Tone of the poem
Motivating I Inspiring Sarcastic
Concept: Reading Skill (7th Standard)
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Balbharati English 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2.4 How doth the little busy bee
English workshop | Q 2 | Page 36
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