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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

In The Midst Of Harship: Exercise

1. When did the people in the poem return home?
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2. What kind of a setting do you see in the poem, ‘ In the Midst of Hardship’
    by Latiff Mohidin?
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3. Describe the conditions of the people in this poem.
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4. Despite the conditions of the people in the above poem, did they give up?
    Which line tells you this?
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5. What do you understand by ‘ but on their brows, there was not a sign of despair’?
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6. What natural disaster had occurred to the place?
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7. Name the animal that had gone missing in this poem.
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8. Do you think the people in the poem are rich? Justify your answer with evidence
    from the poem?
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9. Why do you think the people are desperately looking for the lost animal?
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10. What is alliteration? Give an example of alliteration from the poem.
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11. Do you think the people here are hopeful and optimistic? Justify your answer.
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12. What can you learn from this poem?
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13. Do you think the poet has chosen a good title for this poem? Give a reason for
      your answer.
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14. Do you like the poem? Give a reason for your answer.
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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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