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1. The darling buds of May are shaken by rough winds in – May [H.S. 2017]
2. The opposite meaning of Eternal – temporal [Model]
3. The wind is – rough.
4. The eye of heaven indicates – The Sun.
5. The Sun’s complexion is – gold
6. This is – sonnet no 18 (Of Shakespearean Sonnet 154)
7. The form of this poem is – Shakespearean.
8. The death has no control – over poetry.
9. Temperate means – moderate.
10. The beauty of the Sun is – temperate.
11. Brag means – boast.
12. Death shall not be able to take the poet’s friend into his – shade.
13. Shakespeare glorifies the beauty – of his friend.
14. The poet immortalized his friend through – poetry.
15. The poet’s friend is compared to summer.
1. What does the eye of heaven refers to? [H.S. 2017]
The eye of heaven refers to the Sun
2. ‘So long lives this’ – What is referred by the word ’this’? [H.S. 2017]
Poetry is referred by the word ’this’.
3. How is the gold complexion of the Sun dimmed? [H.S. 2016]
The gold complexion of the Sun is dimmed by the cloud.
4. ‘And Summer lease hath all too short a date’ – What is meant by ‘Summer’s lease’? [H.S. 2016]
‘Summer’s lease’ means the duration of Summer.
5. What will make the beauty of the poet’s friend eternal? [H.S. 2015]
The poet’s sonnet will make the beauty of the poet’s friend eternal.
6. What shall death not brag of? [H.S. 2015]
Death shall not brag of the poet’s friend into his shade.
7. What does Shakespeare compare his friend? [Model]
Shakespeare compares his friend to a Summer’s day.
8. What shakes the darling buds of May? [Model]
The rough winds of summer shake the darling buds of May.
9. ‘But thy eternal summer shall not fade’ – Whose eternal summer is referred to here? [Model]
The poet’s eternal summer is referred to here.
10. What will give life to the poet’s friend?
The sonnet will give life to the poet’s friend.
11. How will the beauty of poet’s friend remain unfade?
The beauty of poet’s friend will remain unfade through the eternal lines of this sonnet.
12. What makes every fair from fair decline?
Chances or the changing course of nature makes every fair from fair decline.