Trespass Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Trespass Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The White Mouse Circus, The Toy-Box and The Poem so, make sure to check these posts as well.

Trespass Questions & Answers

Question 1: Find four in the first four lines that indicate that the walker is worried.

Answer: Four words in the first four lines that indicate that the walker is worried: dreaded, cautious, wary, feared.

Question 2: What is the walker worried about?

Answer: He is walking across a meadow swath (a path cut through an area of grassland) which is privately owned so he is worried that the owner will come and reprimand him.

Question 3: Why does the walker keep on going even though he is worried?

Answer: The walker keeps on going even though he is worried because everything around him ‘appeared so beautiful’.

Question 4: The walker meets people as he walks. What does he think they are thinking about him?

Answer: The walker thinks that the people he meets as he walks are thinking disapproving thoughts about him because he has trespassed.

Question 5: What does the walker wish for?

Answer: The walker wishes that he could have such a place for himself.

Question 6: The poet has used the same word to start six of the fourteen lines in the poem. What is the word? What impact does it have?

Answer: The poet has used the word ‘and’ to start six of the fourteen lines in the poem. The impact is that it creates the sense of an ongoing journey, his walk, and the sense of connected thoughts that walking often produces.

Question 7: How many complete sentences are in the poem? Is there a different mood or feeling in the last two sentences?

Answer: There are two sentences in the poem. The first sentence contains longer sections that run over the line ends. It contains the connective ‘and’ numerous times and creates a sense of his ongoing walk. The pace is faster in the second sentence because it is shorter; it also contains a lot more punctuation which makes it seem like he is being more decisive. It also contains negatives, ‘cannot,’ ‘never,’ and ‘naught’, which convey a sense of loss or negativity. Perhaps this reflects the end of his walk and less freedom for him.

Question 8: What does the walker decide in the final lines of the poem?

Answer: In the final lines of the poem, the walker decides that he cannot walk on another person’s land because he has not got the freedom to do so; he is not wealthy enough to have the right to walk freely without judgement.

Question 9: What is the rhyme scheme of this poem?

Answer: The poem is written in rhyming couplets. It is aabbccdd..

Question 10: Read the lines and answer the questions:

‘And when I gained the road where all are free’.

i. Where had the walker been before he reached the road?

Answer: Before he reached the road, the walker had been walking on private land, a meadow.

ii. What happened on the road and what did the walker think?

Answer: On the road, various strangers looked at the walker and he thought that they know he has been trespassing.

iii. Why might a walker want to leave the road to walk elsewhere?

Answer: A walker wanted to leave the road to walk elsewhere in order to avoid the rush of people around and also walk to beautiful spaces.

So, these were Trespass Questions & Answers.

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