Unit 15 Past and Present Poem Exercise | Class 10 English Notes PDF Download

 Unit 15 
Past and Present Poem
Class 10 English Notes


Answer these questions. 

a. Who composed this poem?
Thomas Hood composed the poem.
 
b. What is the poem about?
In the poem, the author talks about how his early years are different from his later years.
 
c. What does the poet remember in the first stanza?
In the first stanza, the poet remembers the home where he was born and the window through which the sunlight entered.
 
d. What does he wish for in the first stanza?
In the first stanza, the poet wishes that the darkness has taken his breath away.
 
e. What does he remember in the second stanza?
In the second stanza, the poet talks about how he and his brother spent days enjoying themselves even on his brother's birthday. He talks about how the roses, the lilies, the lilacs, and the tree were all beautiful.
 
f. How does the poet describe his childhood in the third stanza?
The poet considers his childhood as a time when he was happy, energetic, and had a strong sense of freedom.
 
g. Was the poet really closer to heaven when he was a child? Why does he think so?
 
The poet was very close to heaven when he was a little boy. He believes this since he was ignorant as a child.
 

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