Q. 1. How can the Neem tree prevent the burning heat of the sun from troubling us?
Ans: The Neem tree can prevent the burning heat of the sun from troubling us by intercepting the sun’s scorching rays.
Q. 2. Why does the poetess say that the Neem tree is unafraid?
Ans: The poetess says that the Neem tree is unafraid because it stands straight in the open atmosphere without any protection.
Q. 3. What does the Neem tree look like?
Ans: The Neem tree looks like a bold and brave creature. OR It looks like an umbrella which gives shelter from the heat.
Q. 4. How does the poetess compare the Neem tree to man?
Ans: The poetess compares the Neem tree to man in this way that as the Neem tree suffers from heat itself but provides his soothing shade to passers by so the man should stand on the earth to save the suffering people from troubles by giving sacrifice.
Q. 5. What according to the poetess is the highest aim of life?
Ans: According to the poetess, the highest aim of life is to face every difficulty in order to protect others from harm, sorrows, poverty and sin.
SUMMARY THE NEEM TREE
This lovely poem is written by Mrs. Elsa Kazi. In this poem she has described high qualities of the Neem tree. The Neem tree bears the burning heat of the sun all the day but provides its soothing shade to travelers and tired peoples.
The poetess wishes that man should learn the lesson of service to suffering ones from the Neem tree. The poetess wishes that man should come out with courage and commitment to save the suffering people from every trouble by giving sacrifice and he should be steadfast to face every difficulty of the life and it should be the highest goal of the life.