Hello friends ,
Today we are going to tell you friends lesson – 4 .To The Cuckoo. friends this is a poem . this poem is written by William Words Worth. and in this poem told about a birds his name is Cuckoo……
4.To the Cuckoo
– William Wordsworth
Q.1. Read the Extract and answer the following questions –
Stanza.1. While I am lying on the grass
Thy twofold shout I hear ;
From hill to hill it seems to pass
At once far off and near.
Q.1 . who does ‘I’ stand for in the above stanza?
Ans. ‘I’ here stands for the poet, Wordsworth.
Q.2. Where is he Lying ?
Ans. He is lying on the grass.
Q.3. What seems to pass from hill to hill?
Ans. The Cuckoo’s twofold shout seems to pass from hill to hill.
Q.4. Give the rhyme scheme of the stanza.
Ans. A b a b.
Stanza 2. To seek thee did I often rove
Through woods and on the green ;
And thou wert still a hope , a love;
Still longed for, never seen.
Q.1. Who does ‘thee’ refer to in the above stanza?
Ans. ‘Thee’ here refers to ‘the cuckoo’.
Q.2. Where does the poet rove?
Ans. The Poet Rove through woods and on the grass.
Q.3. Explain : ‘Thou wert still a hope’.
Ans. ‘Thou wert still a hope ‘ means that the poet failed to see the cuckoo whom he longed to see.
Word : Meaning
Wander : To Walk slowly around without any direction or purpose
Stride : To Walk with long steps
Stamp : To Crash by putting down the foot with force.
Creep : To crawl, sweeping the ground with the belly.
Loiter : To linger about in a public place usually with no obvious reasons. To go with a lame gait.
Stroll : To ramble
Rove : To Travel from one place to another, often with no definite purpose.