7A thing of beauty is a joy forever The poemA thing of beauty is a joy foreverIts loveliness increases,it will neverPass into nothingness,but will keepA bower quiet for us, and a sleepFull of sweet dreams,and health, anda quiet breathing.A bower
9Q.1.What is the poet’s opinion about a thing of beauty?Q.2What do you understand by “Its loveliness increases’it will never pass into nothingness”?Q.3What do you mean by a bower?Q.4.What does a bower give us?Q.5.Find words in the above lines which mean:1) the quality of a thing that gives pleasure to the senses (2) shady trees (3) emptinessQ,6. What is the rhyme scheme of the poem?
10Lines Written in Early Spring By William Wordsworth I heard a thousand blended notesWhile in a grove I sat reclinedIn that sweet mood when pleasant thoughtsBring sad thoughts to the mindThe birds around me hopped and playedtheir thoughts I cannot measureBut the least motion which they madeaIt seemed a thrill of pleasure
11Q.1 Rearrange the lines in proper order:- Pass into nothingness; but will keepFull of sweet dreams, and health and quiet breathing.Its loveliness increases,it will neverA bower quiet for us, and a sleepA thing of beauty is a joy forever
12Home WorkWrite a paragraph of about 150 words1) Conservation of trees2) Nature – The Best Healer3) Write two quotations on Beauty.
13For simple sheep; and such are daffodils With the green world they live in; and clear rillsThat for themselves a cooling covert make‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake,
14Rich with a sprinkling of fair musk-rose blooms, And such too is the grandeur of the doomsWe have imagined for the mighty dead ;All lovely tales that we have heard or read;An endless fountain of immortal drinkPouring unto us from the heaven’s brink.
15Explain: ‘the grandeur of the dooms’ What is the source of the ‘endless fountain of immortal drink’ ?What is the effect of that immortal drink on us ?Find words which mean i)magnificence ii)stories iii)that never dies iv)edge
16Therefore on every morrow,are we wreathing A flowery band to bind us to the earth,Spite of despondence,of the inhuman dearthOf noble natures,of the gloomy days,Of all the unhealthy and over-darkened waysMade for our searching yes,in spite of all,A wreathe of flowers
17Q.1What are we doing everyday?Why? Q.2What are some of the unhealthy habits we possess?Q.3.What do you understand by “spite”?Q.4.What do you understand by “despondence"? What doyou understand by “spite of despondence”?Q.5What do you understand by “dearth”?Q.6.Give an example of noble nature?Q.7.Mention some of the unhealthy habits ?Q.8.What is the consequence of these habits?Q.9.Name the figure of speech used in “Therefore arewe wreathing”.ExplainQ.10.What is the figure of speech used in the third line?Q.4 Find words from the passage which mean:(1)malice (2)unhappiness(3)(4)scarcity(5)possessing dignity
18How is our sadness removed ? Find words in these lines conveying same as :1)shroud 2)sadnessHow does nature help in raising our spirits ?
19Some shape of beauty moves away the pall From our dark sprits . Such the sun,the moon,Trees old, and young, sprouting a shady boonFor simple sheep;
20About the PoetJohn Keats( ) Keats was a British Romantic poet.He had a power to sway & delight The readers.The following is an excerpt from his poem “Endymion:A poetic Romance”.Other poems of Keats are:Ode to Spring, An ode to a Grecian Urn,e.t.c.