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A Roadside Stand by Robert Frost |NCERT Solutions |Summary |Questions and Answers | Theme | Poetic Devices|Class 12

A Roadside Stand by Robert Frost Paraphrase In this poem, the poet contrasts the lives of poor and deprived countryside people who struggle to live, with the thoughtless city people who don’t even bother to notice the roadside stand that these people have put up to sell their goodies. Lines 1 to 6 The poem …

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It Used To Be Green Once | Summary and Solved Questions

Patricia Grace, born on August 17,1937, whose real name is Patricia Frances Gunson, is a New Zealand writer who is a towering figure in the rise of Maori fiction. Her works depict the true Maori culture and diversity. Through her writings she showed the world what it is to mean to be a Maori.

The Mountain and the Squirrel By Ralph Waldo Emerson – Summary and Solved Questions Class 5

The Mountain and the Squirrel Outline of The Poem “The Mountain and the Squirrel” is a poem in which the Squirrel and the Mountain fight each other to assert their superiority. Both the mountain and the squirrel boast about their superiority and, finally, accept each other’s significant role in God’s creation. The poem tells readers …

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Sonnet 29 By William Shakespeare Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

Sonnet 29 also named as “When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes” is one of 154 sonnets written by the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare. It is part of the Fair Youth sequence. In the sonnet William Shakespeare creates a depressed and despairing speaker who serendipitously reflects upon the love of a close friend in order to prove to the reader that no matter how difficult life becomes, we can be content in the blessings of love.

The Little Match Girl | Collection of ICSE Poems and Short Stories |Summary and Questions Answers |Class 9th

A poor little girl, shivering and barefoot, tries to sell matches in the street on the bitterly cold New Year’s Eve. She huddles in the alley between two houses and lights matches, one by one, to warm herself, afraid of going home because her strict father would beat her for failing to sell any matches.

A Mad Tea Party | Class 7 English | Lesson 4 | NCERT/CBSE Solutions – Questions Answers and Summary

A Mad Tea Party Introduction Alice becomes a guest at the “mad” tea party along with the March Hare, the Hatter, and the very tired Dormouse, who often falls asleep, only to be violently woken up moments later by the March Hare and the Hatter. The characters give Alice many riddles and stories, including the …

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Tobacco – The Silent Killer | Prose 3 | English Class 7th | Summary | Questions and Answers | Tulip Series

Tobacco is an agricultural product. Processed from the leaves of the plants of the genus Nicotiana. It’s most commonly used as a recreational drug. There are more than 70 tobacco species in the plant genus Nicotiana. It is believed that Christopher Columbus and his men on landing the island of Tobago in 1492 found the native using tobacco leaves for pleasure.

The Soul Has Bandaged Moments Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

The Soul Has Bandaged Moments Main points • A poem which really sums up much of Dickinson’s work. Why- deals with the two extremes of emotion in her poetry. On one hand great exhilaration and freedom, on the other hand, fear and feeling trapped. Both of these feelings/emotions run throughout her poetry. • We see …

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Desire Under the Elms Summary, Themes and Characters

O’ Neill’s play Desire Under the Elms is a story about a young woman married to an old man who cements her relationship with her stepson. The play ends with a tragic note—the lady kills her new born in order to prove her love and loyalty to her stepsonlover. The overtone of incest in the play caused much controversy.

A Bird Came Down The Walk Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

A Bird Came Down The Walk “A Bird Came Down the Walk” is a short nature poem by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886). It is about the poet’s encounter with a worm-eating bird. The poem was first published in the second collection of Dickinson’s poems in 1891. This is a natural poem, but one with …

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I Felt a Funeral, In My Brain – Summary, Analysis and Questions

The poem I Felt a Funeral, In My Brain by Emily Dickinson describes a psychological state. It depicts a condition of extreme anguish and mental disorder, a situation of psychological torment where the speaker feels all the oppression and powerlessness of a helpless victim and ultimately collapses.

The voice of the rain By Walt Whitman – Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

The voice of the rain By Walt Whitman Summary of the poem In this poem, the poet asks the soft falling raindrops that who she is. It is strange that the rain answers, calling itself the poem of the Earth. The rain says that she cannot be touched and rises up in the form of …

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