MP Board Class 10th Special English Important Questions Chapter 14 Lake Isle of Innisfree
I. Answer the following questions in about 25 words:
What does the poet want to do after going to the lake Isle of Innisfree? (Imp.)
After going to the lake Isle of Innisfree, the poet wants to build a small cabin in a secluded place. He will grow vegetables for his own use near his cabin. He will also have a hive for his honey bees.
How does peace come to the poet in the lake isle of Innisfree?
At dawn, the poet will hear cricket’s song. He would hear the song of the linnets flying all around in the evening. He would view the stars glimmering in the sky at midnight. All these beauties of nature would bring him peace of mind.
What impressions do the varying times of the day leave on the poet’s mind in the lake isle of Innisfree?
The varying times of the day leave a deep impression on the poet’s mind. The melodious sounds of small insects like cricket attract the poet in the morning. Several insects flying in the sky in the evening create a lively atmosphere for him. The noon gives a purple coloured brightness for him. It cheers his heart.
How does the poet hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore in the lake isle of Innisfree?
Sometimes the poet is far away from Innisfree. He is standing on the roadside or on the pavement. Even then he hears in the core of his heart the low sounds of lake water lapping with the shore in the lake isle of Innisfree.
II. Answer the following questions in about 50 words:
Why does the poet want to go to the lake isle of Innisfree? (Imp.)
The poet is standing on a London pavement. It is a noisy and crowded place. Innisfree is a lovely calm and quiet island. It is situated in a lake. It is a place of great natural beauty. It is free from din and bustle of modern world. It gives peace to the his mind. He finds a world of difference between London and Innisfree. Therefore, he wants to go to the lake isle of Innisfree. The sounds of the lake beckon him. He dare not resist their strong and sincere call.
What is the significance of the nine bean rows with which the poet wants to build a hive for the honey bee in the lake isle of Innisfree?
The poet longs to grow vegetables and plants for his own use. He would grow nine bean rows. The honey bees will hum loudly all around. Their sweet humming will produce a sweet music. The honey bees build their hives which are like nine bean rows. The bees will confuse it as their hive and gather honey there. In this way, the poet will enjoy the musical humming of the bees. He would also get honey and vegetables. It would grant his soul satisfaction, Charm and peace.