Read the extract given below and answer the question that follow:

What I want should not be 
confused
with total inactivity
Life is what it is about;
I want no truck with death.
If we were not so single-minded

about keeping our lives moving-
and for once could do nothing

Perhaps a huge silence
might interrupt this sadness
of never understanding ourselves
and of threatening ourselves with
death.

Select the option that aptly describes the tone of the poet in the
expression "If we were not so single minded'.

(a) regretful
(b) critical
(c) encouraging
(d)friendly

Dear student,

The correct option is (a).

Poet is saying to Human beings. "We’ refers to the human beings, who are always thinking about their own progress and advancement. People pursue single-mindedly on keeping their lives moving.

Regards

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