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Evergreen Workbook Answers Of Daffodils

Evergreen Workbook Answers Of Daffodils
Daffodils - Evergreen Publication

Comprehension (Unsolved Passages)


Passage 1 


(1) The poet large number and the beauty of compares the daffodils to the stars in order to underline the the flowers.


(ii) The poet wants to say that the daffodils growing beside the lake seemed to form an endless line. He wants to emphasize the large number of daffodils.


(iii) The daffodils growing beside the lake seemed to form an endless line. They were in a very large number. They tossed their heads to and fro in the breeze as if they were engaged in a lively dance.


(iv) The literary device used here is personification. The daffodils are personified as human beings 'dancing' and tossing their heads. This personification underlines the inherent unity between man and nature.


(v) When the poet is in a sad mood, the beautiful scene of daffodils seen by him earlier flashes across his mind. This happens when he is all alone. The recollection of the sight of daffodils fills the poet's mind with joy. His heart begins to dance with the dancing daffodils.


Passage 2


(1) The poet had described the daffodils as golden. They had grown under the trees near the lake. The flowers were beautiful and they tossed their heads in breeze as if in a dance. They were in large numbers.


(ii) The waves in the lake were in the poet's mind. He noticed that they were shining and dancing in the breeze.


(iii) The poet compares the dance of the daffodils to that of the waves in order to point out that the dance of the daffodils surpassed the dance of the waves. He wants to say that the dance of the daffodils was more lively than that of the waves.


(iv) The poet feels that no sensitive person could help feeling delighted in the company of such joyful companions (the beautiful objects of nature).


(v) The poet has referred to the great joy that he got by continuously looking at the beautiful sight of daffodils. This was his wealth gained from nature. Whenever the poet felt sad, the beautiful scene of daffodils flashed across his mind and filled it with joy. Then he realized the true worth of the beautiful sight of daffodils.


Passage 3


(1) They are the beautiful daffodils that the poet had seen earlier.


The poet and his sister Dorothy had come across a large number of golden daffodils during a walk in the woods.


(ii) Whenever the poet lies on his couch in a free or sad mood, the beautiful scene of daffodils seen by him earlier flashes across his mind. This happens when he is all alone. Then the memory of the beautiful scene makes the poet become happy again.


(iii) The poet had once come across a large number of beautiful daffodils. The sight of the beautiful daffodils had a great impact on his mind. But now whenever the poet lies on his couch in a free or sad mood, the beautiful scene of daffodils seen by him earlier flashes across his mind. But this happens only in solitude. The memory of the beautiful scene of daffodils removes his sadness and makes him happy again. Thus, solitude is a great blessing because in solitude, the poet recollects the beautiful scene of daffodils and feels happy


(iv) The poet says that whenever he recollects the beautiful scene of daffodils seen by him earlier, it fills his heart with joy. The memory of the beautiful scene makes him so happy that his heart begins to dance with the dancing daffodils.


(v) The poet says that whenever he is in a free or sad mood, the beautiful scene of daffodils seen by him earlier flashes across his mind. This happens only in solitude. The memory of the beautiful scene of daffodils fills the poet's mind with joy. Then his heart begins to dance with the dancing daffodils. Thus, the poet conveys a message that a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Nature has the power to remove our melancholy mood and make us happy.


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