Sarthaks Test
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Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow:

In mist or cloud, on mast or shroud, 

It perched for vespers nine, 

Whiles all the night, through fog-smoke white, 

Glimmered the white moonshine.”


(a) Who ‘perched for vespers nine’ ? What does it mean? 

(b) Note the poetic device used in the first line. 

(c) What shone in the fog-smoke white?

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(a) The Albatross perched for vespers nine. It means that it sat at a fixed time during the evening church-service. 

(b) It is alliteration. 

(c) The white moonshine same in the fog smoke white.

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