English Class 9
Beehive - Poems (Literature)

Read the given extract and answer the questions


Therefore she kneaded another,

And still a smaller one;

But it looked, when she turned it over,

As large as the first had done

(A Legend of the Northland)

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Question (i):

 What does the word "kneaded" mean in the extract? 


Answer written by student: 

Worked or shaped

Step-by-Step Explanation:

  •       To answer this question, we have to find the meaning of the word "kneaded" in the context of the extract.
  •       The word "kneaded" has different meanings depending on how it is used. In this case, it means to work or shape something with the hands, especially dough or clay.
  •       The woman kneaded the dough to make cakes for Saint Peter.😊

Question (ii):

 How many cakes did the woman try to make for Saint Peter? 


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