Poem 11 For Anne Gregory

Class 10 English Poem 11 For Anne Gregory Questions and answers

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Question 1:

What does
the young man mean by “great honey-coloured/Ramparts at your
ear?” Why does he say that young men are “thrown into
despair” by them?


The “great
honey-coloured/Ramparts at your ear” refers to the beautiful
yellow coloured hair that falls at the woman’s ear and cover it
like a wall around a fort. He says that the young men are “thrown
into despair” by them because they look so beautiful on the
woman that her beauty gets thoroughly enhanced. The young men fall in
love with her and feel despair. He says that it is not possible that
someone would love her alone and not her yellow hair.

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Question 2:

colour is the young woman’s hair? What does she say she can
change it to? Why would she want to do so?


The young
woman’s hair is of yellow colour. She says that she could get
her hair dyed to brown, black or carrot colour. She would change the
colour of her hair so that the young men in despair would love her
only and not her yellow hair. She wanted them to love her for what
she was and not for her appearance such as her hair colour.

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