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# Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 10 English 2 (Literature in English) chapter 1 - Daffodils

## Chapter 1: Daffodils

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#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Lines 1-2 solutions [Page 0]

I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden Daffodils;
Beside the Lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Explain with reference to context.

I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden Daffodils;
Beside the Lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Who wandered like a lonely cloud and where ?

I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden Daffodils;
Beside the Lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Who does he come across while wandering ?

I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden Daffodils;
Beside the Lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Where were the daffodils and what where they doing ?

#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Lines 7-12 solutions [Page 0]

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in springhtly dance.

Explain with reference to context.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in springhtly dance.

What is being compared to the stars and why ?

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in springhtly dance.

How many did the poet see at a glance?

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in springhtly dance.

What were the daffodils doing? Which literary device is used here?

#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Lines 13-18 solutions [Page 0]

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be  but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed-and gazed-but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

Explain with reference to context.

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be  but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed-and gazed-but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

Which wealth is referred to by the poet?

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be  but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed-and gazed-but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

Whom did the daffodils out do and how ?

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be  but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed-and gazed-but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

Which jocund company is the poet referring to ?

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be  but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed-and gazed-but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

Which wealth is referred to by the poet?

#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Lines 19-24 solutions [Page 0]

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

Explain with reference to context.

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

What happens to the poet when he is sometime in a pensive mood?

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

What is the bliss of solitude referred to here?

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

What does he mean by the ‘inward eye’?

#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Project solutions [Page 0]

Describe in your own words the poet’s feelings when he sees the host of golden daffodils ?

Why does the poet say I gazed and gazed but a little thought / what wealth that show to me had brought?

Mention the two moods of the poet?

How can the heart dance?

How is the last verse different from the other verse? Is the poet deriving a different mood than that expressed in the previous verse?

What does Wordsworth compare himself to? Why?

How is he affected by the experience of seeing the daffodils?

How does the poem make use of contrast? Consider the contrast between the poet and the daffodils, and between his feeling before, while and after seeing the daffodils.

#### Chapter 1: Daffodils Exercise Extra Questions, Extra Queations solutions [Page 0]

What does Wordsworth compare the daffodils to? Is the comparison appropriate?

Identify examples of the following devices in the poem: alliteration, personification, rhyme, rhythm. How do these devices contribute to the overall effect of the poem?

What do you think is the poet’s attitude towards the following 3 things: nature, memory, loneliness?

Which line(s)/stanza(s) do you enjoy most? Why?

Who are ‘they’ referred to in the third line of the last stanza? When had the poet come across them?

Explain the phrase ‘bliss of solitude’ in the context in which it has been used.

What do you think is the message of the poem?

Why does the poet use the word ‘wandered’?

The poet uses the word lonely in reference to a cloud. Explain.

Explain the use of words like ‘fluttering’ and ‘dancing’ as used by the poet.

The poet compares the flowers to the milky way. Is the comparison apt?

How does the poet describe the flowers by using personification?

Explain the following:
They flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude;

Analyse the symbol of Clouds, Sky, and Heavens.

## Chapter 1: Daffodils

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## Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 10 English 2 (Literature in English) chapter 1 - Daffodils

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