The Idiot Box – Summary, Questions and Answers Class 5th

The poem ‘The Idiot Box’ by Arvind Gigoo emphasises that the TV set is like a malaise that prevents children from developing their minds and hampers their creativity. He compares the television set to be as bad as an idiot box. The poem reveals how TV influences the eyes of the child. Next, the poet highlights the vitality of books and nature which are, however, ignored because of this television.