Last scene of all,
That ends this strange eventful history,Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
(a) Why is this stage called a 'second childishness’?
(b) What is meant by ‘that ends this strange eventful history'?
(c) What is meant by the word, ‘oblivion’?
(a) What does the poet refer to as the ‘last scene'?
(b) How does the 'eventful history' get converted to ‘mere oblivion'?
(c) What does'sans'mean?
(a) Which is the last stage of all?
(b) What is the similarity between the first and the last stage of human life?
(c) Which word in this extract is the synonym of 'without'?