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Chapter 1: Daffodils

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems Chapter 1 Daffodils Lines 1 2 [Page undefined]

Lines 1 2 | Q 1

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to context.
Lines 1 2 | Q 2

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Who wandered like a lonely cloud and where ?

Lines 1 2 | Q 3

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Who does he come across while wandering ?

Lines 1 2 | Q 4

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Where were the daffodils and what where they doing ?

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems Chapter 1 Daffodils Lines 7 12 [Page undefined]

Lines 7 12 | Q 1

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to context.

Lines 7 12 | Q 2

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

What is being compared to the stars and why ?

Lines 7 12 | Q 3

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

How many did the poet see at a glance?

Lines 7 12 | Q 4

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

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

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Lines 13 18 | Q 1

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:

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to context.

Lines 13 18 | Q 2

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:

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Which wealth is referred to by the poet?

Lines 13 18 | Q 3

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:

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Whom did the daffodils out do and how ?

Lines 13 18 | Q 4

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:

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Which jocund company is the poet referring to ?

Lines 13 18 | Q 5

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:

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Which wealth is referred to by the poet?

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems Chapter 1 Daffodils Lines 19 24 [Page undefined]

Lines 19 24 | Q 1

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to context.

Lines 19 24 | Q 2

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

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

Lines 19 24 | Q 3

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

What is the bliss of solitude referred to here?

Lines 19 24 | Q 4

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.

Read the lines given above and answer the question that follow.

What does he mean by the ‘inward eye’?

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems Chapter 1 Daffodils Project [Page undefined]

Project | Q 1

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

Project | Q 2

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

Project | Q 3

Mention the two moods of the poet?

Project | Q 4

How can the heart dance?

Project | Q 5

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

Project | Q 6

What does Wordsworth compare himself to? Why?

Project | Q 7

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

Project | Q 8

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.

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems Chapter 1 Daffodils Extra Questions, Extra Queations [Page undefined]

Extra Questions | Q 1

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

Extra Questions | Q 2

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?

Extra Questions | Q 3

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

Extra Questions | Q 4

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

Extra Questions | Q 5

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

Extra Questions | Q 6

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

Extra Questions | Q 7

What do you think is the message of the poem?

Extra Queations | Q 8

Why does the poet use the word ‘wandered’?

Extra Questions | Q 9

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

Extra Questions | Q 10

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

Extra Questions | Q 11

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

Extra Questions | Q 12

How does the poet describe the flowers by using personification?

Extra Questions | Q 13

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

Extra Questions | Q 14

Analyse the symbol of Clouds, Sky, and Heavens.

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Chapter 1: Daffodils

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Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems - Shaalaa.com

Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 9 and 10 English - Treasure Trove a Collection of ICSE Short Stories and Poems chapter 1 - Daffodils

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