Class 11 Eglish Notes Poem 15

Class 11 Eglish Notes Poem 15He Came to Know Himself) 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 15

Q 1. Why does the poet put emphasis on how to know himself?

Answer:
The poet emphasizes on the phenomenon of self-actualization. He believes that a self-aware person is much closer to God, as he can feel His existence and can relate all the happenings to His eternal will.

Q 2. What makes one entangled in love?

Answer:
A person entangles in the love of Allah only when he feels that he should know the purpose of his creation.

Q 3. Why did Mansur mount the gallows?

Answer:
The poet has quoted the real incident of Mansur Al-Hallaj who was hanged because he was so much in love with Allah Almighty that he started saying, “I am God”. However, the poet emphasizes the depth of his love for Allah and expresses that he didn’t hesitate to cut his head for the sake of his love for Him.

Q 4. What is the bare Truth?

Answer:
The bare truth is that a person’s stay on this earth is temporary and one has to die and meet the eternal fate. Allah is always here in the world.

Q 5. Explain these lines:
He alighted from high heaven.
To pour a cascade of love.

Answer:
The poet expresses in these lines that when a person starts loving his Creator, he strengthens his bond with Him and the Lord showers His love from heaven and he receives the enormous bounties and blessings of his God.

Q 6. What does the poet say about “His sojourn on earth” in the last line?

Answer:
The poet declares that earth is a temporary abode of man. His stay on the land is for a very short time span and he has to meet his eternal fate after death. Thus, he suggests loving the creator and not the worldly things.

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