Questions from the poem "west wind" by John Masefield:
1.Why does the poet welcome the west wind?
2. What kind of life does the poet say he is leading at the time the west wind is blowing?
3. What are the good things in the west which the poet is reminded about?
4. How do we know that the poet is from west? Pick out the lines or phrases in the poem which tell us this.
4. We come to know that the poet is from the west with the help of the line; 'in the fine land,the west land ,the land where i belong' as well as when the west wind adresses him as brother and asks him, 'will ye not cone home?'. Moreover the poet explicity describes the west land nd talks about its climate,scenic beauty with great fondness. All this tells us that the poet belongs to the west land.
The poet welcomes the west wind because it reminds him of his Homeland which is located in the West the poet is trying to intimate the readers that have the west wind brings the fond memories of him of them with the west went through from his Homeland and is hospital and its approach showcasing affinity and fondness towards the poet
The poet is trying to intimate the readers that even though he was not able to hear the west wind but whenever he feels the west wind blew tears will up his eyes the reason why the poet felt overwhelmed when the west wind blew was because it came from his home land which was located in the west