Seven ages - she's never shy


Brigitte Marie-Claude Trogneux Auzière Macron is the youngest of six children and the only girl. Her family in northern France has run Jean Trogneux , a small group of father-and-son chocolate shops, passed down through five generations.

1- Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow.
(The following question answers may be considered as “All the World’s a Stage Analysis or all the world’s a stage explanation” )
1. “And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.”
(a) Why does the poet say “all the men and women merely players”?
Ans. The men and women are actors on the stage of life.
(b)In what way is the world like a stage?
Ans Life in this world is temporary like the actors’ roles on the stage, actors appear on the stage, play their parts and leave we also act in the world and leave it.
(c) What does the poet mean by “exits” and “entrances”?
Ans The poet means birth and death.
(d) What does the world here mean?
Ans. (i) The world here means a stage.
(e) From which Shakespeare’s play the above extract has been taken?
Ans (ii) The extract has been taken from ‘As you like it”.
(f) Explain the phrase “one man in his time”
Ans. – The extended meaning of the phrase “one man in his time” is the in the entire course of a person’s lifetime.


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