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What was the Colour of the snake?
Why and where did the snake hide itself?
Snakes usually hide in holes, corners and bushes. Snake was to save his life . That’s why he hide himself.
Who pursues the snake and why?
The poet here says that stick is pursuing the snake but, it is person holding the stick who is pursuing the snake to kill it. The poet has used a literary device of transferred epithet in it to transfer quality of one thing to the other.
What does a milk snake look like?
Milk snakes are a noticeably brighter pinkish-red color. Look at the scale pattern. Milk snakes have glossier and smoother scales than copperheads. Milk snakes have alternating bands of red-black-yellow or white-black-red.
What is the snake saying?
The rhyme goes “Red touches black, venom lack. Red touches yellow, kill a fellow”. There are a few other variation of this rhyme, but the idea behind it is to identify these snakes by the color of their banding.
What was the snake trying to do?
In this poem, a harmless green – coloured snake tries to save itself from being hit by a person who is chasing it with a stick to kill it. The poet says that the snake is harmless even to children. People fear snakes and when they see one, they try to kill it with a stick.
Where do snakes hide themselves?
The snake hid among the green reeds growing on the other side of the pond. He did this by merging his slender and green body with the slim and green reeds.
How can you say that the snake was harmless?
Answer. In this poem, a harmless green – coloured snake attempts to save itself from being hit by a person who is chasing it with a stick to kill it. The poet says that the snake is inoffensive even to children. People is afraid snakes and when they get to see one, they try to kill it with a stick.
How is the poem the snake trying an inspirational poem?
How is the poem “The Snake Trying” an inspirational poem? Ans:- The poem has a deep moral lesson as it inspires the readers to cultivate a sympathetic and loving attitude towards all living creatures. The poet shows how there is beauty in all creations of God, even in the curling and curving body of the snake.