A House, A Home Poem – Summary, Theme and Questions Answers | Class 6 English| JKBOSE

The poem ‘A House, A Home’ is a two stanza poem written by Lorraine M. Halli. In this poem, the poet highlights the difference between a house and a home. They differ in several ways. A house consists of rooms, a kitchen, a balcony etc which are made up of bricks, stone, wood and glass.

A Teacher For All Seasons: Summary, Paraphrase and Questions and Answers Class 6

A Teacher For All Seasons Summary The poem “A Teacher Dor All Seasons ” is written by Joanna Fuchs.This poem honours a teacher by listing the various roles she plays as a friend and guide to her students. The poet compares the various roles of the teacher to the four seasons, demonstrating how the teacher…

The Kashmiri Shawl –  Questions and Answers | Tulip Series | Lesson 5 | JK BOSE

The Kashmiri Shawl Questions WORKING WITH THE TEXT ( Questions) I. Answer these questions: Q. 1. What do you understand by ‘the talim’? Who writes it? Ans. ‘Talim’ is a set of instructions or transcription written in traditional signs or shawl alphabet to facilitate the weaver to get design information which has to be woven…

Beauty by E-Yeh-Shure – Summary | Questions and Answers| Class 6 | Tulip English| Poem 1

The poem reiterates the adage that “beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.” The poet expresses the idea that we are surrounded by beauty from all sides. Nature has absorbed everything beautiful from every nook and cranny. In all of its activities, nature has created music and rhythm.

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’?).

Julius Caesar – NCERT Solutions ( Summary and Questions Answers ) | Class 8 English | JK BOSE | CBSE

Julius Caesar (Tales from Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb) Introduction The plot of Julius Caesar begins with a conspiracy against Caesar, followed by development of conspiracy. These are followed by Caesar’s murder and the defeat of the conspirators. It informs us of the popular enthusiasm for Caesar as well as the hostile elements against…

Polo – The king of Games | Class 8 English | NCERT Solutions ( Summary and Question Answer | JK BOSE

Polo – The king of Games Introduction Polo is often called as the ‘king of games’ and the game of kings. It is one of the oldest sports in the world that combines the skills of the rider with the power of the horse. There are a many games that common people participate in. However,…

Black Aeroplane – Summary and Questions and Answers

Frederick Forsyth’s lesson “Black Aeroplane” explores how fantasising allows one’s judgement to be biassed and how this leads to problems. The narrator of this chapter is a pilot who is so excited to see his family and have a nice breakfast that he takes the risk of facing the storm rather than doing the right thing. He miraculously manages to flee with the assistance of a mysterious aeroplane.

The Last Lesson by Alphonse Daudet Summary, Explanation and Questions Answers NCERT Solutions

The Last Lesson by Alphonse Daudet was written in the days of the Franco – Prussian War in which France was defeated by Prussia led by Bismark. The French district of Alsace and Lorraine passed into Prussian hands. It showcases the fact that the oppressor wants not only territory but also dominates over the language and culture of a particular country thus, taking away even the identity of the subjugated people.

The Rattrap – Questions and Answers, Summary and Theme | CBSE / JKBOSE Class 12 NCERT English Reader Flamingo Lesson 4

The Rattrap – Selma Lagerlof ABOUT THE AUTHOR Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author and teacher who lived from 1858 to 1940. At the age of 33, she published her first novel, Gösta Berling’s Saga. In 1909, she became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Main Points of…

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…