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SECTION-D (Text Book)
1. He asked for paper and ink to write a letter to God. (1 m)2. His brow was wrinkled because of the efforts he had to make to pen down his ideas.
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3. He didn
t want money to be sent through the mail as he thought that the employees at the post office
were dishonest people.
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is the word that means all the fingers of hand clenched together.
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1. The legend in the passage is that tea plants grew out of the eye lids Bodhidharma.
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2. Bodhidharma was an ancient Buddhist ascetic.
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3. The tea plants grew out of the eye lids of Bodhidharma.
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4. Ascetic means a saintly person.
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When the narrator asked the women in the control centre about the pilot of the mystgerious blackareoplane who helped him in landing safely, thw looked at the n arrator strangely, because there wasstorm and no aeroplane was flying in such a bad weather there. There was no other aeroplane and pilotover there in teh sky. She saw only narrator
s aeroplane on the radar.
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Natalya does want to start a quarrel again.In the course of talks on a light matter.Lomov starts talkingabout his dog.Natalya tries to prove her dog superior to Lomov
s dog.Now they start quarreling over their
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Natalya comes to known that Lomov had come there to propose to her. When she quarrels with Lomov,she doesn
t know it. Later on when her father tells her this, she becomes restless and asks him to call
These lines have been taken from the poem 'For Anne Gregory' composed by Irish nationalistpoet W.B. Yeats.
The poet informs Gregory that she will be loved for her exterior.
The people love you for your beauty and qualities, but there is no one who loves or can loveyou for yourself. The poet here tells Anne that her lover loves her for her beautiful hair but not for herself.It is impossible for human lovers to uncondtionally love you even in the absence of your beauty orqualities.Gregory says that she can get her hair dyed in brown or black or carrott. She wants the youngman to love her for herself alone and not for her yellow hair.
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These lines have been extracted from Robert Frost's poem, 'Fire and Ice'.
The poet tries to give his own opinion about how and by whom world will be destroyed.
According to the poet, there are two ways in which the world will be destroyed. Some saythat it will be destroyed by fire, whereas others consider ice to be its destroyer. But, the poet holds theview that favours 'fire' to be the cause of destruction of the world. He takes 'fire' in a wider sense. For him,it is the fire of man's desire that will cause all the conflict and violence in the world. So, it is man's desirethat will destroy the world.
Custard was a coward.So Belinda used to tickle him mercilessly.Ink,Blink and Mustard used to sit in thelittle red wagon and laugh at custard.They rudely called him Percival.The dragon showed great courage infacing the pirate.He jumped up and snorted like an engine.He made different sounds.He attacked thepirate like a robin at a worm.
Fog comes quietly on its haunches, spreads over harbour and city and then moves away silently. Simi-larly, humans can also learn to pursue their goals quietly and thus enjoy affinity with nature. The poetsays that fog comes quietly on its haunches, spreads over ur and city and then moves away silently asa little cat does. The poet here uses the metaphor of cat for 'fog'.
Whitman explains that not a single animal is discontented or mad about materialistic collection. Not asingle animal pays respect to the other living today or in ancient times. There is no discrimination of