Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow :
'Never shall a young man,
Thrown into despair
By those great honey-coloured
Ramparts at your ear."
(a) Who is the speaker of these lines? Who is he speaking to ?
(b) What does the young man mean by 'honey-coloured ramparts' ?
(c) What does the word 'despair' mean ?
a) The speaker is a young man and he is speaking to a young woman.
b) By 'honey-coloured ramparts', the young man means the yellow hair of the young woman.
c) The word ‘despair’ means complete loss of hope.