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Balbharati solutions for English 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - How doth the little busy bee [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: How doth the little busy bee

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Balbharati solutions for English 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 How doth the little busy bee English workshop [Page 36]

English workshop | Q 1 | Page 36

Write the meaning of :

  • doth
  • opening (in the context of the poem)
  • cell
English workshop | Q 2 | Page 36

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  
   
English workshop | Q 3. (a) | Page 36

Answer the following question and write in short, why the parody sound funny.

What does the bee stand for?

English workshop | Q 3. (b) | Page 36

Answer the following questions and write in short, why the parody sounds funny.

What does the crocodile stand for?

English workshop | Q 3. (c) | Page 36

Answer the following question and write in short, why the parody sounds funny.

Why does the bee work hour after hour?

English workshop | Q 3. (d) | Page 36

Answer the following question and write in short, why the parody sounds funny.

Why does the crocodile work?

English workshop | Q 3. (e) | Page 36

Answer the following question and write in short, why the parody sounds funny.

Is the bee a gentle creature? Is the crocodile gentle?

English workshop | Q 4.1 | Page 36

Describe a crocodile in your own words.

English workshop | Q 4.2 | Page 36

Which of the words and phrases in the poem will you use in a realistic description?

Put a tick mark against the ones you will use.

  • little
  • shining tail
  • golden scale 
  • cheerful
  • grin
  • claws
  • gently smiling 
  • jaws
English workshop | Q 5 | Page 36

Note that most of the time well-known works are parodied, because people can enjoy the parody better when they know the original. Try to find more examples of parodies in English or other languages.

English workshop | Q 6 | Page 36

What do you like better - the original poem or the parody? Why?

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Chapter 2: How doth the little busy bee

English workshop
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Balbharati solutions for English 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - How doth the little busy bee

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