7 English Chapter 2 Rebel

Chapter Notes and Summary
poem perfectly matches title of poem. poet narrates in a very simple language, adverse nature of a rebel. It consists of 15 couplets. rebel is a person who goes against set rules and laws. He does not like to follow them. poet says that when everyone has short hair, a rebel would let his hair grow long. And when everyone has long hair a rebel would cut his hair short. poet further tells us that when everyone in class is talking and interacting with each other, rebel would sit absolutely quiet and when everyone is sitting quietly, rebel would create a lot of disturbance in class. Similarly, when everyone comes to school in uniform, rebel would wear some fancy, colourful clothes. And when everyone is playfully and colourfully dressed, rebel would dress up very soberly. As expected from a rebel, when he is in company of dog lovers he would say he prefers cat and when he is with cat lovers he would express his love for dogs by praising them. When everyone around him is praising and appreciating sun, rebel would talk about need and importance of rain. If everyone around him is happy with rain, he would feel sad that there is no sun. If everyone is going for a meeting in presence of others, rebel would stay at home and prefer to read a book and study. And when all are staying at home he would go out and meet people and not study. True to his name when everyone agrees to take something he would refuse or say no and when all refuse, a rebel would say yes and ask for more. poet feels that it is good to love rebels but no one would like to be a rebel herself/himself. poet comprises in a couplets that in our society we do have rebels but they are not suitable or able to adjust with everyone. One should be flexible and easily accessible in one’s temperament and behaviour towards others.

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