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duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
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duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
duck and kangaroo
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  • 1. CLASS VIII
  • 2. let us know something about the poet edward lear
  • 3. B orn on12th May 1812 in the London. A talent f or drawing and painting. Edward Lear was an English artist, author, and poet, renowned f or his poetry , prose, and especially his limericks. Lear was born into a middle- class f amily in the village of Holloway.
  • 4. POEM
  • 5. GOOD GRACIOUS HOP
  • 6. Please give me a ride on your back!’ Said the Duck to the Kangaroo. ‘I would sit quite still, and say nothing but “Quack,” The whole of the long day through! And we’d go to the Dee, and the Jelly Bo Lee, Over the land, and over the sea;— Please take me a ride! O do!’ Said the Duck to the Kangaroo.
  • 7. DEE JELLY
  • 8. Said the Kangaroo to the Duck,     ‘This requires some little reflection; Perhaps on the whole it might bring me luck,     And there seems but one objection, Which is, if you’ll let me speak so bold, Your feet are unpleasantly wet and cold, And would probably give me the roo    Matiz!’ said the Kangaroo.
  • 9. REFLECTION = THINKING ROOMATIZ = DISEASES
  • 10. WORSTED = WOOL CLOAK = WOOLEN WEAR
  • 11. Said the Kangaroo, I am ready! All in the moonlight pale, But to balance me well, dear duck, sit steady! And quite at the end of my tail! So away they went with a hop and a bound, And they hopped the whole world three times round; And who so happy,- O who, As the Duck and the Kangaroo?
  • 12. MOONLIGHT PALE = SLOW LIGHT OF MOON STEADY = STRONGLY BOUND = JUMP
  • 13. Q. 1 Where did the Duck live and what did she long for? Ans. The Duck lived in a nasty pond. He was bored of his life. He wanted to leave that place and go out in the world beyond.
  • 14. Q 3. What preparations did the Duck make for the ride on the Kangaroo’s back? Ans. He bought four pair of worsted socks so that his feat could remain dry and warm. He also bought an overcoat. He smoked a cigar daily to please the Kangaroo.

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