Q 2 part a.....chapter "rain on the roof"

"Now in memory comes my mother,
As she used in years agone,
To regard the darling dreamers
Ere she left them till the dawn:
0!1 feel her fond look on me
As I list to this refrain c
Which is played upon the shingles
By the patter of the rain."

Q2. a. According to the poet, what is nature's mood in 'rainy darkness'?

Dear student,

The lines from the poem are 'melancholy darkness gently weeps in rainy tears'. The answer is based on these words from the poem:

The poet captures the melancholy or sad mood of nature in these lines. He compares the rain drops to tear drops which are wept by dark, looming clouds in the sky.


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