I wandered lonely as a cloud exercise | Class 10 Unit 12 Notes PDF Download
I wandered lonely as a cloud
Answer the following questions.
a. Who is compared with a cloud?
→ The speaker is compared with a cloud.
b. Where did the person in the poem see the daffodils?
→ The person in the poem saw the daffodils beside the lake and beneath the lake.
c. What word does the poet use to compare the daffodils with?
→ The poet uses the word ‘stars’ to compare with the daffodils.
d. The speaker dances with the daffodils. Why?
→ Even in the center of isolation, the speaker's heart was filled with joy as he danced with the daffodils. That is why the speaker dances with the daffodils.
e. What is the theme of the poem?
→ The theme of this poem is that natural beauty and its recollection is the ultimate source of human happiness.
f. Is the ‘loneliness’ of the first stanza similar to the ‘solitude’ of the last stanza?
→ No, the ‘loneliness’ of the first stanza means the state of being alone in a negative way while the ‘solitude’ of the last stanza refers to the state of being alone with happiness.