IN THE MIDST OF HARDSHIP by Latiff Mohidin

What kind of a setting do you see in the poem? Village.SAMPLE QUESTIONS 1. . When did the people in the poem return home? Dawn. 2.

3. Describe the conditions of the people in this poem They are soaked in water and their clothes are torn. .

4. did they give up? Which line tells you this? They did not give up as shown in their brows there was not a sign of despair or They were born amidst hardship and grew up without a sigh or a . Despite the conditions of the people in the poem.

. What do you understand by µbut on their brows.5. there was not a sign of despair¶? These people did not give up or lose hope.

6. An albino buffalo. . Name the animal that had gone missing in this poem. What natural disaster had occurred to the place? A flood. 7.

Do you think the people in the poem are rich? Justify your answer with evidence from the poem? No. because they were born amidst hardship.8. . However they are rich with love.

9. . Why do you think the people are desperately looking for the lost animal? It is their son s buffalo and they love their son so much.

10. Yes. . but on their brows there was not a sign of despair and they were born amidst hardship and grew up without a sigh or a complaint . Do you think the people here are hopeful and your optimistic? Justify answer.

What can you learn from this poem? I learn that in life we should not give up and have to face every challenge with positive mindset. .11.

Yes because the situation of the people in the poem are poor and they struggle to survive in .12. Do you think the poet has chosen a good title for this poem? Give a reason for you answer.

. Yes because in mentioned about poor people live their lives with determination and never complaint. Do you like the poem? Give a reason for your answer.13. Even though they are poor but they have a lot of love to share among themselves.

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