24 Feb 2022

TNPSC Group 2 General English – Special Hero

TNPSC General English Group 2 Part -B Study Materials:

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 or Combined Civil Service Examination II has 3 tier examination for the selection process. For Preliminary Examination is an objective type (Written Examination) with a maximum of 300 marks. TNPSC Group 2 Prelims examination – General English/ General Tamil portion topic has 50% of total marks. Candidates who are preparing for the TNPSC Group 2 General English Part are more important and you can score maximum marks in this part.

The General English portion is of 3 Parts – Part A: Grammar, Part B: Poem, and Part C: Literature. Part B Poem topic study materials PDF are readily available and given below for those who preparing for TNPSC Group 2 Exam.

TNPSC Group 2 General English –Poem Special Hero Appreciation and Figure of Speech topic question and answers solutions PDF were given below,

TNPSC Group 2 General English_Figures of Speech_Special Hero


TNPSC Group 2 – Poetry Appreciation Questions:

Read the following lines and answer the following.

1. Who is the speaker?
Ans: The poet Christina M. Kerschen is the speaker.

2. Who is the special hero mentioned in the poem?
Ans: Her father is a special hero mentioned in the poem.

3. How did the child feel when it was held by its dad?
Ans: The child felt the love and kindness of her father. She felt that she was safe from harm. Seems it was sent to me From someplace up above.

4. What do the above lines mean?
Ans: These lines mean that the love of a father is heaven-sent.

5. What did the child want to tell its dad?
Ans: The child wanted to tell her dad that he was her special hero.

1. ‘Keeping me safe from harm ’
a. When does the child feel safe?
Ans: When the father holds the child in his arms the child feels safe from harm.

2. How did I get so lucky;
a. Why does the child feel lucky?
Ans: The child feels herself to be lucky since the child is gifted with a loving father.

3. ‘There is something special about a father’s love.’
a. What is special about a father’s love?
Ans: Father’s love is not an ordinary gift. It appears to be a gift sent by heaven. So there is something special about a father’s love.

4. ‘Seems it was sent to me from someplace up above our love is everlasting’

a. Why does the poetess say, ‘our love is everlasting?
Ans: The child loves her father till the end of her life. The father also loves the child till the end of his life. Age does not change the love of the father and daughter so the poetess says that love is everlasting.

5. ‘I felt love and tenderness.’

a. When did the poetess feel close?
Ans: When the baby was held in the arms of its father the child felt love and tenderness.

6. ‘I just wanted you to know.’

a. What did the poetess want her father to know?
Ans: Father was the child’s special hero. The poetess wanted her father to know.

TNPSC Group 2 – Figures of Speech Questions:

1. “There is something special about a father’s love”.
Identify the alliteration in the given lines.
Something, special – alliteration

2. Pick out the rhyming words from the poem.
see – me; love – above; know – so are the rhyming words.

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