What is the moral of the poem of photograph?

The poem, The Photograph is about transience of human life, death, and mysteries surroundings them. Now she would look at the photograph and miss her mother’s laughter at her own photograph. The poet felt the sea-holiday was her mother’s past; and her mother’s laughter had become her past now.

Who wrote the poem the living photograph?

The Living Photograph by Jackie Kay.

What did the grandmother wear in the photograph?

8. How do we know that the grandmother looked prim and proper? She was properly dressed in white broderie anglaise shirt with pleated skirt and flat shoes.

How does the persona describe the other world how does this reflect the persona’s perception of life after death?

How does the persona describe the other world? How does this reflect the persona’s perception of life after death? She describes it as an unknown place yet interesting to be explored. She describes it as an awful place where nobody knows exactly how it would be.

What is the main theme of photograph?

Toulson explores several important themes in ‘A Photograph’. The most prominent are loss/mourning and memories. The entire poem is centered around the speaker’s recollections from her own life and her recollections of her mother’s memories.

Why is the smile still living and breathing?

The persona’s grandmother has passed away. (d) the crinkled smile is still living, breathing. Reason : She looks at the old photograph and feels presence of her grandmother as if she is still alive because her grandmother’s smile looks so real.

How old was the big girl when the photograph was taken?

The big girl in the photograph was the poetess mother. She was only twelve years old when the photograph was taken.

What does the line her soup forgot to boil indicate about the grandmother?

In stanza 1, what is the colour of grandmother’s hair? In stanza 2, which word mean death? What does the line “Her soup forgot to boil” indicate about the grandmother? In the end, the grandmother dies.

Why it is good to keep photographs of your loved ones?

Photos help us remember the past. One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. Photos are a great memory-prompt, and because we tend to take photos of happy occasions, they weight our memories to the good.