Tuesday, 20 March 2012

8th class-cbse english (honey dew) (Poem) Poem -7 (When I set out for lyonnesse) (Thomas Hardy)

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) What time of the day has been mentioned in the poem?
Ans1) The late evening time has been mentioned here.

Q2) How is the weather?
Ans2) The weather is extreme cold as there was frost on the spray.

Q3) Where did the poet go?
Ans3) The poet went to lyonnesse.

Q4) What does the expression, ‘No prophet durst declare ‘ mean ?
Ans4) The expression mean that Even the founder of religion could not declare the results of the poet’s stay there at Lyonnesse.

Q5) What could the wisest wizard not guess?
Ans5) The wisest wizard could not guess what would happen if the poet stayed there at lyonnesse.

Q6) What happened to the poet and where?
Ans6) The poet had changed with magic in his eyes and rare and fathomless radiance on his face.

Q7) Explain –“All marked with Mute surmise!”?
Ans7) It means that everyone noticed something and they made guesses, but didn’t speak a word.

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