NCERT English Class 10 Chapter 2 Dust of Snow CBSE Board Sample Problems Long Answer

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Question

No matter how ordinary or unimportant an incident may be, it’s the reaction or the response that matters. Taking inspiration from the poet’s reaction write how inherent values can be picked up and learnt from the nature itself. Mention any two lessons for an individual that could be useful. (Dust of Snow)

Solution

  • Yes, response matters a lot. Inherent values can be picked up by adopting a positive attitude towards nature.

  • Because nature is a great teacher each little thing in nature can teach us some important lessons at times and even a small flake of snow has its own significance.

  • We should not judge anything by its appearance even crow and hemlock tree (known as bad omen) can bring cheerfulness in uplifts poet’s mood.

  • So, nothing is useless in nature.

  • Nature is very beautiful.

  • One should live his present cheerfully.

  • An individual can pick these qualities from nature that could be useful for them.