Daybreak

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A presentation on class 6th chapter 'Daybreak" with few exercises with it.

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Daybreak

  1. 1. Daybreak
  2. 2. About the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was an American poet and educator. His poetry is known for it’s lyrical quality, song-like features and distinct musicality. He often used folk and mythical stories as material for his poetry. He also did translation from Spanish and Italian into English.
  3. 3. A wind came up out of the sea, And said , ’O mists, make room for me’.
  4. 4. It hailed the ships, and cried, ‘Sail on, Ye mariners, the night is gone.’
  5. 5. And hurried landwards far away, Crying, ‘Awake! It is the day.’ It said unto the forest, ‘Shout! Hang all your leafy banners out!’
  6. 6. It touched the woodbird’s folded wing, And said, ‘O bird, awake and sing.’
  7. 7. And o’er the farms, ‘O chanticleer, Your clarion blown; the day is near.’
  8. 8. It whispered to the fields of corn, ‘Bow down, and hail the coming morn.’
  9. 9. It shouted through the belfry-tower, ‘Awake, O bell! proclaim the hour.
  10. 10. It crossed the churchyard with a sigh, And said, ‘Not yet! In quiet lie.’
  11. 11. Find the opposites of the following from the poem. Laughed Near Night Asleep Truth Cried Far Day Awake Lie
  12. 12. Match what the wind said to the various objects. The sailor Make way for the wind The trees Keep sleeping The dead Sail on The mist Awake-night is over The people Rustle your leaves

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