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English Class 9
Beehive - Poems (Literature)

Read the given extract and answer the questions


 I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,

 And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; 

Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,

 And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

(The Lake Isle of Innisfree)

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What is the rhyme scheme of this extract?

  • A) ABAB
  • B) AABB
  • C) ABBA
  • D) ABCB


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Step-by-Step Explanation:

  • 🎶The rhyme scheme of this extract is AABB. This means that th e first two lines rhyme with each other, and the last two lines rhyme with each other. The words that rhyme are Innisfree and bee, and made and glade.
  • 🚫The other options are incorrect because they do not match the pattern of rhyming in this extract. ABAB means that the first and third lines rhyme, and the second and fourth lines rhyme; ABBA means that the first and fourth lines rhyme, and the second and third lines rhyme; ABCB means that only the second and fourth lines rhyme.

Question (ii)

Fill in the blank with the correct word: The speaker wants to go to Innisfree, which is a _________ island.

  • A) real
  • B) imaginary
  • C) tropical
  • D) deserted


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