Presentation made by - Mr. M.L Rao T.G.T ENGLISH
Michael Wayne RosenBorn –May 7, 1946 Harrow, LondonFamily – Harold (Father) Connie Isakofsy (Mother)Occupation – Childrens novelist and poetNationality - British
To develop interest of the students for the poem. To enable the students to understand the poem. To enrich the vocabulary of the students. To appreciate poetry.
Giving pressure to someone to do the work, in an annoying way.
When the poet was five years old, his mothersent him to the nearby school for his earlyeducation. As we all are familiar with the strictteachers of the primary schools as well as theirrules in the class; both the things are evil for thecute children of the school. But what can theydo to safe themselves from school, they have tosuffer. Same thing was happened to the poet.Teachers annoyed him by many ways. So readthe poem taking yourself in place of poet.
Drag – to pull or to pass slowly Interrupt – to stop by breaking in or to obstruct Stare – to look fixedly
Why did the small child stare in the classroom? Is the teacher is doing well of the students? List any five restriction applied by the teacher. Why did the teacher asked the student for the hankie?
Critically read the poem. Express your experience when you were in the place of the poet.