Literature Reader

Why did Nicola and Jacopo have to do several jobs ?

How did the circumstances prove favourable for the tiger hunt by Mrs. Packletide in ‘Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger’ ?

What will the poet’s friend learn when he arises on the ‘Judgement Day’ in the poem, ‘Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments’ ?

In the poem, ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’, what opinion do you form of the other crew members on the ship with the Ancient Mariner ? Why ?

In the play, ‘Dear Departed’, why did Ben Jordan refer to the grandfather as ‘The drunken old beggar’ ?

Mr. Pakrashi was the force behind Patol Babu’s brilliant performance as an absent-minded pedestrian. Substantiate with reference to ‘Patol Babu, Film Star’.

Do you agree that the assassination of Julius Caesar was a deliberate move to satisfy the ambitions and aspirations of a few ? Give reasons.

Animal life is as sacred as human life. Describe how ancient mariner and other sailors suffered because the ancient mariner had killed the albatross.

To lead a happy married life there must be trust between husband and wife. Why did Lavinia decide to leave her husband and why did she later on change her decision?

How does Mrs. Slatter plan to outshine the Jordons? Why?

Why did the narrator feel sorry after throwing a stick at the snake?

“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings.” What does Ozymandias mean by ‘king of kings’?

Who was Ali? Why did he go daily to the post office?

Why didn’t Luigi, the driver, approve of Nicola and Jacopo?

How does the story ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ give hope to the society?

What message is conveyed by Vikram Seth through the poem ‘The Frog and the Nightingale’?

Why was the Writer’s inspiration Bureau formed?

"Pen is mightier than sword". Elucidate with reference to the poem ‘Not Marble Nor Gilded Monuments’.

Although Calpurnia revealed her fear after nightmare yet Caesar decided to go to senate house. Why?

What did Patol Babu remember when he got the proposal to act in film?

How did the poet feel after throwing a log at the snake?

What did the sculptor want to portray through the statue of Ozymandias?

Why had Lavinia brought the Ouija Board for John?

How can you say that Michael and his father had a passion for computer games?

What prophecy does Antony make by the side of Caesar’s body?

Who was Gogon Pakrashi? What did he preach Patol Babu?