Read the following lines from ‘Lines Written in Early Spring’ and answer the questions that follow.
Through primrose tufts, in that green bower,
The periwinkle trailed its wreaths;
And 'tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure:-
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure.
1. Why did the poet think that every flower enjoys its beauty?
2. What is the figure of speech applied in the line, “And 'tis my faith that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes”?
3. What did the birds do to express their pleasure?
4. What special quality of the birds and wild flowers did the speaker comment on?