Lesson. No. 5: The Brook Glossary Haunt: place visited frequently Coot and hern: water birds Sally: to rush; to issue forth suddenly Bicker: to move quickly with a participating noise Ridge: a high edge along a mountain Thorp: village Sharps and trebles: the loud and low sound of music Eddying…
NCERT SOLUTIONS OF CLASS 8TH Summary of The Passion of The Earth The poem “The Passion of Earth” is written by an American naturalist and peace activist, Harriet Kofalk. This poem appears in the English textbook of Class VIII in which the author talks about peace and hopes it will…
Landscape of the Soul by Nathalie Trouvero Eighth – century painter Wu Daozi was asked by the Tang Emperor Xuanzong to paint a landscape to decorate a palace wall. The master hid behind a screen of his work. Only the Emperor could see it. The Emperor admired the wonderful scene.…
This Chinese story tells us how the rainbow was formed. Many years ago a very beautiful girl lived in a mountain village. She was very clever at making lace. She made plants, birds and animals which looked very real. People called her sister lace.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE is an autobiography of Helen Keller. It appeared in 1903. The book contains a description of the life and struggle of its author who was born on June 27, 1880, at Tuscumbia, a small town in Alabama.
From our reading of When Autumn Came, it seems obvious that the season of autumn is a gloomy, dismal (depressing) time of the year for the poet. He sees it as a season that brings an end (and that too a violent and cruel end), to natural things like the trees and the birds
In her poem, "Sunrise", which has been written in free verse, the poetess Padma Sachdev portrays the regular marvel of the sun rising in a simple, colourful, though childish, way, comparing the sun with a bashful, nervous school boy, frightened of his stern school master.
The story "Love Across the Salt Desert" by Keki N Daruwalla depicts a love affair of two true and sincere lovers namely Najab and Fatimah. There are many characters in the story but Najab has got a pivotal position.
Dr C.V.Raman was a keen reader of books right from childhood. His interest in reading books with his father's library at home has been further strengthened. He is both a savvy and voracious reader and anxiously pored over all the books in the collection of his father. Some of these are ' original writings of the exceptional scientists.
The beautiful poem "After Apple Picking" by Robert Frost is written in the first person, and the speaker is a hardworking, straightforward man who has been picking apples in an apple plantation throughout the day, and is now overcome with fatigue because of all day work and on account of his huge experience of picking apples
Christy Brown was born on June 5th 1932, in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, into a working class family of 22 children. His mother Bridget experienced complications while Christy was being born and when Christy was four months old, she observed he was unable to support his head. According to Christy, Bridget concluded “there was something wrong with me”