NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 1 Fire and Ice CBSE Board Sample Problems Long Answer

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Question

What deep meaning does the poem ‘Fire and Ice’ carry in it?

Solution

  • The Poet has compared Frost to the dark side of humanity i.e., hatredness and lust.

  • According to the poet, lust is a greater evil.

  • Desire or lust is the cause of war. Hatredness is also harmful.

  • So the poem ‘Fire and Ice’ represents that the two evils hatred and lust lead to the destruction of the world.