Saturday, 4 May 2019

I have a Dream Short textual questions and answers.


1. What was the cause of Negroes’ discontentment?
The cause of the Negroes’ discontentment was very serious. Their condition was very bad. They were treated worse than animals. They did not enjoy basic human rights. They had no opportunities for progress and development. They were treated as slaves. The Whites considered themselves to be superior to them only on the basis of colour. There was no merit system for them. Their abilities and talent were underestimated.
2. What are the qualities of the veterans of creative suffering?
The veterans of creative suffering have the following qualities:
  1. They continue to struggle with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive.
  2. They do not lose heart.
  3. They bear hardships and difficulties of life patiently.
  4. They remain confident and steadfast.
  5. They do not rest until they reach their destination.
3. What is the dream of Martin Luther King Jr.?
The dream of Martin Luther King is equality and justice for all. He struggled very hard to realize his dream. He suffered hardships and difficulties. He did not lose heart. He remained steadfast and strong. At last, his efforts bore fruit and the Negroes got freedom and justice.
4. What should be the faith of the Negroes?
Martin Luther King inspired the Negroes and urged them to continue to struggle with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive. They were being mistreated and victimized without any reason or justification. He told them that these difficulties would one day bear fruit and bring them freedom.
5. What was the necessity of pleading the case of the Negroes’ freedom?
It was necessary to plead the case of the Negroes because their condition was very bad. They were treated worse than animals. They did not enjoy basic human rights. They had no opportunities for progress and development. They were treated as slaves. The Whites considered themselves to be superior to them only on the basis of colour. There was no merit system for them. Their abilities and talent were underestimated.
6. What should be the criterion of judgement for a person?
The criterion of judgement for a person should be the basis of his character and not the colour of his skin. He should be judged through his abilities and talent. He should not be victimized for belonging to a specific caste or creed. This racial discrimination kills merit and justice. It must be avoided at all costs.
7. Do the Negroes enjoy liberty in all the parts of their country?
Before the struggle of Martin Luther King, the Negroes did not enjoy liberty in all parts of their country. They were mistreated and kept as slaves. They were not given their basic rights. Then, Martin Luther King mobilized them and prepared them for freedom struggle. The President, Abraham Lincoln, issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared that all persons held as slaves shall be free. At last, the Negroes got rid of slavery and had liberty and equal rights in all parts of the country.
8. From which part of the country did the Negroes gather there?
The Negroes gathered there from the South which was dominated by them. Here, they were treated as slaves. The President, Abraham Lincoln, issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared that all persons held as slaves shall be free. At last, the Negroes got rid of slavery and had equal rights.
9. Write down the song in your own words.
This song is a tribute to one’s country. It is full of the feelings of patriotism. It represents deep love and devotion to one’s country. It makes one proud of one’s nation and country. It inspires hope and confidence. It represents the feelings of unity and brotherhood.
10. What is the effect of the repetition of words.
The effect of the repetition of words is very deep. It creates feelings of unity and patriotism. It creates an urge to sacrifice everything for the sake of the country. It inspires confidence and hope. It makes us proud of our nation and nationality.

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