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    Moods

    Which one of the following answers is correct? 'a' or 'b'?


    Mention the two moods of the poet.

    a. Lonely (i.e., as a cloud) and Happy (i.e., gay)

    b. Vacant and Pensive.


    I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

    I Wandered lonely as a cloud
    That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
    When all at once I saw a crowd,
    A host, of golden daffodils;
    Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
    Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.


    Continuous as the stars that shine
    And twinkle on the milky way,
    They stretched in never-ending line
    Along the margin of a bay:
    Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
    Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.


    The waves beside them danced; but they
    Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
    A poet could not but be gay,
    In such a jocund company:
    I gazed--and gazed--but little thought
    What wealth the show to me had brought:

    For oft, when on my couch I lie
    In vacant or in pensive mood,
    They flash upon that inward eye
    Which is the bliss of solitude;
    And then my heart with pleasure fills,
    And dances with the daffodils.

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    Re: Moods

    Given that he ends up in 'the bliss of solitude', the first seem to be the over-riding ones.


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    Re: Moods

    OK. Richard. Thanks a lot once again . You mean the first ones are correct. Right? But will it be incorrect if I try the second ones?


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    Re: Moods

    No reply!!!

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    #5

    Re: Moods

    If it's comes down to only one possibility, then the less correct one is wrong. If it's not such a choice, then why would we have to say one is wrong?


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    Re: Moods

    Actually someone told me the second ones are correct, and it will be wrong if I choose the first ones. So I just wanted to know if the second ones are also correct.

    Meanwhile, many many thanks for your help, Richard. I am so grateful to you.

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