Read the given extract and answer the questions


It sits looking

over harbor and city

on silent haunches


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Question (i)

 What does the word "it" refer to in the extract? 

  • a) The cat
  • b) The city
  • c) The harbor
  • d) The fog

Answer :

Answer written by the student:

d) The fog

Step-by-Step explanation:

  • The word "it" is a pronoun that is used to replace a noun that has been mentioned before.
  •  In the extract, the word "it" is used to replace the noun "fog" that has been mentioned in the previous stanza.
  •  The word "it" refers to the fog because it shows how the fog behaves like an animal that sits and looks over its surroundings.👁️

Question (ii)

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


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