Summary & Solved Questions of The Tale of Melon City – Class 11 CBSC & JK BOSE 

Summary of The Tale of Melon City The Tale of Melon City is a narrative poem written by Vikram Seth describing how a melon was chosen to be the monarch of a state in accordance with custom. In an amusing tone, it tells a story of the events leading up to the coronation of a…

Summary and Analysis of A Grammarian’s Funeral

Grammarian’s Funeral is set in 14th century Italy, during Renaissance. The Renaissance was marked by a revival of interest in Greek and Latin learning, including the languages. ‘The Grammarian’ of the poem would have been a scholar of the classical languages, instrumental in the recovery of ancient texts (remember the brown manuscripts from ‘Bishop’?).

NCERT Solutions ( Summary and Question Answers) for Class 11th: Chapter 2 We Are Not Afraid to Die…if We Can All Be Together Hornbill English

We Are Not Afraid to Die…if We Can All Be Together Notes The story ‘We’re Not afraid to Die-if We Can All Be Together’ is a first-person account of the narrator, Gordon Cook. It is a story of extreme courage and skills exhibited by Gordon Cook, his family and crewmen in a war with water…

Questions and Answers of The Portrait Of A Lady Class 11 Hornbill English Chapter 1

Question and Answers of The Portrait Of A Lady Q1: What does Khushwant Singh describe in ‘The Portrait Of A Lady’? Answer: In ‘ The Portrait Of A Lady ’, Khushwant Singh draws a pen picture of his beloved grandmother. He describes the relationship he enjoyed with her and the changes that occurred in their…

The Portrait of a Lady | Summary, Questions Answers and Explanations | CBSE Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 1 | JK BOSE

The Portrait of a Lady By Kushwant Singh Introduction The Portrait of a Lady is a real story about the grandmother of the writer. The name of the writer is Kushwant Singh. Singh remembers his grandmother as an eternally old woman. The writer tells us the story of his childhood that he spent with his…

The Voice of The Rain By Walt Whitman – Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions | Class 11 Hornbill English | CBSE / NCERT / JKBOSE

The voice of the rain By Walt Whitman Introduction: “The Voice of the Rain” is a short poem by the famous American poet Walt Whitman. This short free verse poem was originally published in Outing in 1885 and was later reprinted in Leaves of Grass, Whitman’s most popular collection of poems. In “The Voice of…

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Where The Mind is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore|Summary and Questions and Answers

Rabindranath Tagore is one of the best Indian writers. The poem “Where the mind is without fear” was written during the time when India was struggling to free itself from British rule. In this poem, he expresses his love for his country and prays to the Almighty for his well-being. The poem was written in one sentence. Metaphor and personification have been used in different parts of the poem.

Questions and Answers of National Prejudices By Oliver Goldsmith

Important Questions and Answers of National Prejudices By Oliver Goldsmith Q. How does the writer spend his time while he travels? Give reasons for his choice. Ans. The writer is a traveller at his heart. While he travels, he loves spending his time in coffee houses, pubs and other public places because these places give…

A Photograph By Shirley Toulson –  Summary, Explanation, Analysis and Solved Questions | Class 11 English Hornbill | CBSE / JK BOSE

A Photograph By Shirley Toulson – Summary, Explanation, Analysis and Solved Questions | Class 11 English Hornbill | CBSE / JK BOSE

A Photograph By Shirley Toulson Introduction: When you look at an old photograph it brings back memories of past events, experiences, joys, sorrows, etc. People become older with the passage of time, they might become unrecognisable due to wrinkles, posture or greying hair. You may laugh at the photograph nostalgically, remembering the past events. You…

Youth and the Tasks Ahead by Karan Singh | Brief Summary and Solved Questions

Youth and the Tasks Ahead by Karan Singh | Brief Summary and Solved Questions

Youth and the Tasks Ahead by Karan Singh KARAN SINGH: Karan Singh was born in Cannes, France on 9th March 1931. His father Hari Singh was the last ruler of the princely state of Kashmir and Jammu. His mother”s name was Tara Devi. He had his schooling at the Doon School, Dehra Dun. He completed…