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Chapter 1: The Patriot

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Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 1 solutions [Page 0]

It was roses, roses, all the way,
With myrtle mixed in my path like mad;
The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway,
The church-spires flamed, such flags they had,
A year ago on this very day.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

It was roses, roses, all the way,
With myrtle mixed in my path like mad;
The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway,
The church-spires flamed, such flags they had,
A year ago on this very day.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

By which flower was the patriot welcomed?

It was roses, roses, all the way,
With myrtle mixed in my path like mad;
The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway,
The church-spires flamed, such flags they had,
A year ago on this very day.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

When was the patriot welcomed?

It was roses, roses, all the way,
With myrtle mixed in my path like mad;
The house-roofs seemed to heave and sway,
The church-spires flamed, such flags they had,
A year ago on this very day.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

“The house-tops seemed to heave and sway”. Explain

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 2 solutions [Page 0]

The air broke into a mist with bells,
The old walls rocked with the crowd and cries.
Had I said, "Good folk, mere noise repels....
But give me your sun from yonder skies!"
They had answered "And afterward, what else?"

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

The air broke into a mist with bells,
The old walls rocked with the crowd and cries.
Had I said, "Good folk, mere noise repels....
But give me your sun from yonder skies!"
They had answered "And afterward, what else?"

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

What did the patriot want form the “Good folks”?

The air broke into a mist with bells,
The old walls rocked with the crowd and cries.
Had I said, "Good folk, mere noise repels....
But give me your sun from yonder skies!"
They had answered "And afterward, what else?"

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain“And afterward, what else?”

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 3 solutions [Page 0]

Alack, it was I who leaped at the sun
To give it my loving friends to keep!
Naught man could do,have I left undone:
And you see my harvest, what I reap
This very day, now a year is run.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

Alack, it was I who leaped at the sun
To give it my loving friends to keep!
Naught man could do,have I left undone:
And you see my harvest, what I reap
This very day, now a year is run.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Comment on the tone of the Patriot in this stanza.

Alack, it was I who leaped at the sun
To give it my loving friends to keep!
Naught man could do,have I left undone:
And you see my harvest, what I reap
This very day, now a year is run.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

What does the word ‘harvest ‘ connote here?

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 4 solutions [Page 0]

There's nobody on the house-tops now...
Just a palsied few at the windows set;
For the best of the sight is, all allow,
At the Shambles' Gate-or, better yet,
By the very scaffold's foot, I trow.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

There's nobody on the house-tops now...
Just a palsied few at the windows set;
For the best of the sight is, all allow,
At the Shambles' Gate-or, better yet,
By the very scaffold's foot, I trow.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

What is ‘shamble’?

There's nobody on the house-tops now...
Just a palsied few at the windows set;
For the best of the sight is, all allow,
At the Shambles' Gate-or, better yet,
By the very scaffold's foot, I trow.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

What is ‘scaffold’?

There's nobody on the house-tops now...
Just a palsied few at the windows set;
For the best of the sight is, all allow,
At the Shambles' Gate-or, better yet,
By the very scaffold's foot, I trow.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Why does Browning say that the palsied watched the execution?

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 5 solutions [Page 0]

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me?"....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me?"....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

Which line is a contrast to the welcome he had received.

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me?"....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and answer the question that follow.

What does the rain imagery signify?

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Stanza 6 solutions [Page 0]

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me? "....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and amswer the question that follow.

Explain with reference to the context.

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me? "....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and amswer the question that follow.

Give an example of Antithesis from the poem ‘The Patriot: An Old Story.’

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me? "....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and amswer the question that follow.

How did the leader come and go?

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me? "....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and amswer the question that follow.

What type of poetic piece ‘The Patriot: An Old Story’ is?

Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead,
"Paid by the world, what dost thou owe
Me? "....God might question; now instead,
'Tis God shall repay: I am safer so.

Read the above lines and amswer the question that follow.

Can one see the faith of humans in God in the poem?

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Project solutions [Page 0]

Can the poem The Patriot be considered a dramatic monologue? Justify.

Is there any relevance of this poem to the present scenario?

What is the rhyme of ‘The Patriot: An Old Story’?

Explain the difference between welcome scene and departure scene from the poem “The Patriot” by Robert Browning.

Can the poem be taken as interpretation of human fickleness?

How has Browning used allusion in the poem? Explain.

Chapter 1: The Patriot Exercise Extra Questions solutions [Page 0]

Comment on the imagery used in the poem.

Who is reminded of his past? Why?

What bells are being referred to here? Why are they rung?

What tells you that the speaker was swayed by the enthusiasm of his admirers? What proves him wrong?

In what mood is the speaker now? Where is he?

What tells you that the patriot was overambitious?

Explain, ‘Just a palsied few at the windows set;’

What do you think of the mentality of the crowd?

Explain:
Thus I entered, and thus I go!
In triumphs, people have dropped down dead.

What thought makes him feel safer?

Chapter 1: The Patriot

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Evergreen Publication Evengreen Class 10 English - Literature : Treasure Trove

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Evergreen Publication solutions for Class 10 English 2 (Literature in English) chapter 1 - The Patriot

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