Q.1. What did the slumber due to the poet’s spirit?
Ans. The slumber made the poet’s spirit seal.
Q.2. What does ‘the slumber’ refer to?
Ans. ‘The slumber refers to the death of a lovely child named Lucy.
Q.3. What can’t the poet realize?
Ans. The poet can’t realize human fears.
Q.4. What had sealed the poet’s spirit?
Ans. The death of Lucy scaled the poet’s spirit.
Q.5. What is meant by ‘human fears’?
Ans. ‘Human fears’ mean the common worries and fears of mankind.
Q.6. What is meant by earth’s diurnal course’?
Ans. ‘Earth’s diurnal course’ means the daily movement of the earth around the sun.
Q.7. Why can’t Lucy see or hear now?
Ans. She can’t see or hear now because she is dead.
Q.8. On the basis of reading this poem, how would you describe William Wordsworth?
Ans. In this poem, William Wordsworth’s deep love for nature has been expressed. He imagines that it is a point of relief and peace for him if someone near and dear becomes a part of nature after his/her death.
Q.9. Explain the line ‘She seemed a thing that could not feel’?
Ans. It means that she is dead now. She has no sense of feeling any human emotions. She can’t be grieved or happy because she is a dead thing now
Q.10. What is the theme of the poem ‘A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal’?
Ans. It is a poem about the death of a loved one of the poets. The poet says that his soul has been sealed by the deep sleep of a lovely child whom he loved very much. But when he thinks that the child has become a part and parcel of nature, this gives him some relief and peace.