Part 1 Poem 17 (The Delight Song) Summary & Short Questions

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book III: Plays & Poems
Poem 17: The Delight Song
Type: Summary & Short Questions
Author: N. Scott Momaday
Pages: 3
PDF Size: 1 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 3 and it has been written by N. Scott Momaday. we have presented the important questions and main idea of this chapter for the intermediate (first year) fsc fa ics first year students.


The theme of the poem ‘The Delight Song’ is joy that leads to life and wisdom. The poet is delighted to be a part of nature. The poet sees his ownself in the evening light, in the shining stars, in the sound of the rain, in the crust of the snow and in the long track of the moon. This association with nature helps the poet in forming relationship with the earthly objects and creatures, with the Creator and . with everything that is beautiful and beneficial for all the creatures of the Lord. This realisation makes him feel that he is fully alive, happy and strong.

Questions Answers

Which colour images are mentioned in the poem?

The poet mentions numerous colour images. The bright sky, the blue horse, the evening light, the luster of meadows and the flame of four colours are a few examples of these colour images.

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