Ch-4.1 THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE – Extra Questions and Notes

By | April 19, 2018

             Extra Questions, Notes, Assignment and study material for Class 9th as Per CBSE Syllabus
                                                                         Chapter -4.1

                                                   Lesson Name THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE
                                                                                                                                                                            By- W.B. Yeats

 

Introduction of the lesson- THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

INTRODUCTION

William Butler Yeats longs to live at a peaceful and beautiful place. In his imagination comes the name of lnnisfree where he spent a lot of time as a boy. He knows that a place of natural beauty and peace like lnnisfree makes the human soul light. One enjoys life fully in the lap of nature.

 ((विलियम बट्लर यीट्स एक शांत और सुंदर स्थान पर जीवन व्यतीत करने की कामना करता है । उसकी कल्पना में इनिसफ्री नामक स्थान का नाम आता है, जहाँ पर उसने एक बालक के रूप मेँ बहुत-सा समय बिताया था । वह जानता है कि इनिसफ्री जैसी प्राकृतिक सुंदरता और शांति वाला स्थान मनुष्य की आत्मा का भार हल्का कर देता है । मनुष्य प्रकृति की गोद में जीवन का पूर्ण आनंद लेता है ।)

Important Word-Meanings of difficult words from the lesson- THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

Word-meanings : lnnisfree = the name of an Island = द्वीप ;  Isle = Island = टापू ; clay = mud = मिट्टी /गारा ; wattles = twisted/sticks = डंडे /लकड़ियाँ ; glade = open space = खुला मैदान । Dropping  = falling in drops = टपकना ; veils = curtain = पर्दा , घूंघट ; cricket = a singing insect = झींगुर ; glimmer = twinkling = टिमटिमाना ; linnet = a small singing bird = एक गाने वाली चिड़िया l Lapping = sound of the water striking gently against shore = छप – छप ; pavements  = footpath = पगडंडी I

Short and Simple Summary of the lesson in English- THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE / Summary in simple Words/ Critical appreciation of the lesson – THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

Summary:

The Lake Isle of lnnisfree is a beautiful lyric by W.13 Yeats. In this poem the poet says that he is fed up with his present life. He will go to Innisfree , the land of his childhood. He will make there a small cabin with mud and wood. He will grow bean plants and have a beehive and live there alone.

The poet says that he will have complete peace of mind at Innisfree land. lie will enjoy the sweet weather of the morning time. Innisfree land glimmers at midnight  becomes purple at noon and full of small sparrows in the evening. The poet says that he will go there forever and enjoy the beauty of nature all through his life. He will hear the lapping sound of the lake’s water and he will hear this sound in the deep heart’s core.

Go to the NCERT Solution “A Truly Beautiful Mind”

Summary in Hindi/ THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

                                                                       SUMMARY IN HINDI

“इनिसफ्री का झील टापू डब्ल्यू ० बी ० यीट्स द्भारा रचित एक सुंदर गीत है । इस कविता में कवि कहता है कि वह अपने वर्तमान जीवन से तंग आ चुका है । वह अपने बचपन के स्थान इनिसफ्री में जाएगा । वह वहॉ जाकर गारे और लकड़ी से एक छोटा सा कमरा बनाएगा । वह वहाँ सेम के पौधे उगाएगा और मधुमक्खियों के छत्ते को बनवाएगा तथा वहाँ पर अकेला रहना चाहेगा ।

कवि कहता है कि इनिसफ्री में उसे पूर्ण मानसिक शांति की प्राप्ति होगी । वह वहाँ पर प्रात: काल के मधुर मौसम का आनंद लेगा । इनिसफ्री क्षेत्र मध्यरात्रि के समय टिमटिमाता है, दोपहर को इसका रंग बेंगनी-सा लगता है तथा शाम के समय छोटी –छोटी चिडियों से भर उठता है । कवि कहता हैं कि वह हमेशा के लिए वहाँ चला जाएगा और जीवन पर्यंत प्रकृति की सुंदरता का आनंद प्राप्त करेगा । वह झील के पानी की छम-छम करती आवाजों को सुनेगा और इन आवाजों को तो वह ह्रदय की गहराइयों से सुनेगा ।

Following is the complete question bank for – THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

Extra Questions and Answers

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

[OBJECTIVE-TYPE MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEXT-BASED QUESTIONS ]

Choose the correct answer.

1.Name the poet of The Lake Isle of Innisfree’.

     (A) James Kirkup.

     (B) Robert Frost.

     (C) W.B. Yeats.

     (D) Phoebe Cary.

2.What is the best thing about Innisfree ?

     (A) It is a big modem city.

     (B) It is a place of many big industries.

     (C) It has many places of historical interest.

     (D) It is a place of great natural beauty.

3.Where does the poet want to go ?

     (A) To London.

     (B) To Paris.

     (C) To Innisfree.

     (D) To Switzerland.

4.Where will he stay there ?

     (A) At a friend’s house

     (B) At a hotel.

    (C) At a big house of his own.

   (D) In a small cabin that he will build with his own hands.

5.What does the poet hope to get there ?

    (A) Peace.

    (B) Wealth.

    (C) Friends.

    (D) Name and fame.

6.What kind of music will he get to hear ?

    (A) The humming of bees.

    (B) The song of the cricket.

    (C) Both A and B.

    (D) Neither A nor B.

7.What beautiful sight will he get to see there ?

    (A) The glimmer of midnight stars.

    (B) The linnets flying about in the evening.

   (C) The purple glow of the noon.

   (D) All the above.

8.Where is the poet at the time of the writing of the poem ?

     (A) In London.

    (B) In Paris.

    (C) In Switzerland.

    (D) In Innisfree.

9.What does the poet hear night and day in the core of his heart ?

    (A) The sound of the lake water lapping against the shore of Innisfree.

    (B) The cries of his children telling him to come back home.

    (C) The cries of his countrymen to fight for his country

   (D) The cries of birds and animals to come and live with them in the forest.

Hints :   1.C          2.D         3.C         4.D         5.A         6.C          7.D         8.A         9. A.

Go to the NCERT Solution “ The Snake and the Mirror”

 Read the extracts and answer the questions that follow.

COMPREHENSION QF STANZAS

STANZA 1

I will arise and go now,

and go to Innisfree ,

And a small cabin build there,

of day and wattles made :

Nine bean-rows will I have there,

a hive for the honeybee,

And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

हिंदी अनुवाद – कवि कहता है कि अब वह उठकर इनिसफ्री द्वीप पर जाएगा और वहाँ जाकर मिट्टी और मोड़दार छड़ों से एक छोटा –सा कक्ष बनाएगा । सेम के नौ पौधों की श्रंखला और मधुमक्खियों का एक छत्ता वहाँ होगा और उस खुले स्थान पर मधुमक्खियों के शोर के बीच वह अकेला वहाँ रहेगा । 

Questions :

  (i)   Name the poem and the poet .

  (ii)   Where does the poet wish to go ?

 (iii)   What sort of a house will the poet build there ?

 (iv)   What will the poet do for the honeybee ?

 (v)    Who else will live with the poet there ?

Answers :

(i)   The name of the poem is `The Lake Isle of lnnisfree’ and the name of the poet is ‘William Butler Yeats’.

(ii)   He wishes to go to lnnisfree Island.

(iii)   He will build a house of clay and wood.

(iv)   He will make a hive for them.

(v)   He will live there all alone.

STANZA 2

And I shall have some peace there,

for peace comes dropping slow

Dropping from the veils of the morning

to where the cricket sings;

There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,

And evenings full of the linnet’s wings.

हिंदी अनुवाद – और मैं वहाँ चैन से रहूँगा , क्योंकि शांति सुबह के समय वायु के पर्दे से फूलों के बीच में जहाँ झींगुर गाते हैं , ओंस की बूँदों के रूप में गिरती है l वहाँ आधी रात के समय में टिमटिमाना लगा रहता है और दोपहर को बैंगनी रंग की चनक होती है और शाम को आसमान गाने वाली छोटी चिड़ियों से भरा होता है l 

 Questions :

(i)  Who does ‘I’ refer to in the first line ?

(ii)  What will the speaker have there ?

(iii)  What is the special feature of that land at midnight ?

(iv)  How are the evening at that land ?

(v)  What land is the speaker talking about ?

Answers :

 (i)   ‘I’ refers to the poet.

 (ii)   He will have peace of mind there.

 (iii)   That land glimmers’ at midnight.

 (iv)  The evenings of that land are MI of small birds.

  (v)  The speaker is talking about ‘Innisfree’ island.

STANZA 3

I will arise and go now,

for always night and day

I hear the lake water lapping

with low sounds by the shore;

While I stand on the roadway,

or on the pavements gray,

I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

हिंदी अनुवाद– मैं अभी उठकर हमेशा के लिए जाता हूँ I मैं दिन – रात वहीँ रहूँगा और झील के पानी के तट के साथ होने वाली छप – छप की आवाज को सुनूंगा I  जब मैं कहीं पर भी सड़क के किनारे या पगडंडी पर खड़ा होता हूँ तो मुझे ह्रदय की गहराइयों से यहीं आवाजें आती रहेंगी I

Questions :

 (i)   Where will the poet go ?

 (ii)   For how long time will the poet go there ?

 (iii)  What will the poet hear ?

 (iv)  How the poet will hear this sound ?

 (v)   Name the poet.

Answers :

(i)   The poet will go to Innisfree Island.

(ii)   He will go there for ever.

(iii)   The poet will hear the lapping sound of the water against the shore.

(iv)   The poet will hear this sound through the very core of his heart.

(iv)  W.B. Yeats.

Go to the NCERT Solution “ A Legend of the Northland”

Additional Very Short Answer Type Questions

1. Where had the poet, W.B. Yeats, spent his childhood?

Ans. The poet had spent his childhood at Innisfree Island.

2. Where does W.B. Yeats wish to go?

Ans. He wishes to go to Innisfree Island.

3. What sort of a house will Yeats build at Innisfree?

Ans. He will build there a house of clay and wood.

4. What will Yeats do for the honeybee?

Ans. He will make a hive for them.

5. Which trees will the poet grow at lnnisfree?

 Ans. He will grow bean trees at lnnisfree.

6. Who else will live at Innisfree with the poet?

Ans. He will live there all alone.

7. What happens to the Innisfree Island at midnight?

Ans. The whole island glimmers at midnight.

8. What do the crickets do?

 Ans. They sing at midnight.

9. What preview does the noon of Innisfree Island present?

Ans. The noon of lnnisfree Island presents a purple glow preview.

10. What does the poet hear at Innisfree?

Ans. He hears the pleasing noise of the bees in the orchard of Innisfree Island.

11. What does the poet see in the evening at Innisfree?

Ans. He sees that the sky of Innisfree Island is filled with small singing birds.

12. Who is the poet of the poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’?

Ans. W.B. Yeats.

 [QUICK REVIEW OF THE POEM ]

1 . What kind of land is Innisfree ?

      (A) stormy and dusty                                                                (B) peaceful and loving

      (C) very hot and humid                                                           (D) unfit for human habitation

     Ans. (B) peaceful and loving

2.Who else will live on Innisfree with the poet ?

    (A) his mother                                                                               (B) his father

   (C) his friends                                                                                 (D) he will live alone

 Ans. (D) he will live alone

3.What thing will the poet not do on the Innisfree land ?

      (A) build a restaurant                                                               (B) build a small cabin

      (C) plant nine bean rows                                                        (D) build a hive for the honeybee

Ans. (A) build a restaurant

4.With what will the poet make his house ?

     (A) bricks and cement                                                               (B) clay and wattles

     (C) bamboo                                                                                   (D) wooden slates

Ans.  (B) clay and wattles

5.Where will the poet have peace ?

    (A) in his home                                                                             (B) in heaven

    (C) in Innisfree land                                                                    (D) in a lake

 Ans. (C) in Innisfree land

6.When do the crickets sing ?

    (A) in the morning                                                                       (B) in the evening

    (C) in rainy season                                                                       (D) they never sing

Ans. (A) in the morning

7.What does the poet see in Innisfree land ?

    (A) glimmering midnight                                                           (B) purple noon

    (C) evening full of linnet’s wings                                            (D) all the options are correct

Ans. (D) all the options are correct

8.How long the poet will live at the Lake Isle of Innisfree ?

     (A) for ever                                                                                   (B) for a night and day

     (C) for two days                                                                           (D) none of these options

Ans.  (A) for ever

9.What does the poet hear at Innisfree Island?

     (A) the sound of rain drops                                                    (B) the noise of wind

     (C) the lapping low sounds of the                                        (D) none of these three options lake water

Ans. (C) the lapping low sounds of the lake water

10.How does the poet find the Innisfree Island?

       (A) simple, natural place                                                        (B) full of beauty

      (C) full of peace                                                                          (D) all options are correct

Ans. (D) all options are correct

11.Select the name of the poet of the poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’.

     (A) Robert Frost                                                                          (B) Subramania Bharati

     (D) W.B. Yeats                                                                              (C) Coates Kinney

Ans. (D) W.B. Yeats

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.