Class 11 Eglish Notes Poem 14My Neighbour Friend Breathing His Last! for Punjab and Rawalpindi board, MCQs, True / False, Match the Columns, Grammar, Questions Answers, and 1st Year FSc Part-1 notes.
Class 11 Eglish Notes Poem 14
Q 1. When does a person remember God?
According to the theme of the poem, a person remembers God when he is in trouble or feels helpless.
Q 2. What is the effect of the death scene?
The death scene reminds us that everyone has to leave this world and meet his eternal fate. It makes us helpless and we eventually remember God, the most Powerful and Almighty.
Q 3. Why does a person feel helpless on the death of a friend?
The person feels helpless on the death of his friend as he could not do anything to save him. Thus he remembers God and cries out of his helplessness.
Q 4. Without whose love is Bullah at a loss?
Bullah is at loss without the love of Allah Almighty, and he claims that he cannot do anything with Him.
Q 6. The poet arrives at a certain conclusion in the last three lines of the poem. What is it? Write in your own words.
The poet concludes that he is at loss without the eternal love of his Lord. He ponders himself to be helpless and exclaims that he cannot survive without Him.
Q 7. Paraphrase the poem in your own words.
The poet, Bullah Shah is a great saint. Most of his poems are based on spirituality and they depict his consciousness for the eternal love of Lord. Likewise, this poem is about the helplessness of man against death and a portrayal of the powers of Almighty. The poet is in an alarming situation at the death of his neighbour friend. He ponders himself to be helpless as he cannot save his friend. The people around him have started crying as there is no hope now. The fear of death shatters his mind and soul. He realizes that earth is a temporary abode of man and everyone has to die. Nobody can escape out of death. It is unavoidable. He concludes that one is at loss without the love of his Lord and he cannot survive without Him.