Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)
'Twas vain : the loud waves lash'd the shore, Return or aid preventing :
The water wild went o'er his child, And he was left lamenting
(a) The poetic device used in the first line is
(b) What was in vain ?
(ii) help to prevent her from drowning
(iv) both (i) and (ii)
(c) Why was he left lamenting ?
(i) His daughter had drowned.
(ii) He wanted to cross the river.
(iii) He wanted to kill her daughter's lover.
(iv) all of the above