NCERT Class 12 English Solutions: In Class 12, English becomes a critical subject for a student in scoring high marks and preparing them for practical use of the language. The curriculum of Class 12 English includes stories and poems written in a complex and challenging language. The texts of Class 12 deal with much more complex themes, which are difficult for the student to understand without any help. Aakash provides complete NCERT solutions for Class 12 English.
The NCERT solutions prepares students to understand the concepts of each chapter and to frame the perfect answers. Students can find the NCERT Solutions as a free of charge, downloadable pdf file from the Aakash website. The pdf contains summaries of all chapters, the latest sample questions and important questions. The NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English curriculum includes 2 books, namely Flamingo and Vistas. The book Flamingo contains 8 prose and 6 poetry. The book Vistas has 8 chapters.
Written by Alphonse Daudet, the story is narrated by a French boy named Franz. The German-occupied districts of Alsace and Lorraine in France have been given the order to teach German instead of French by Berlin's authorities. Franz dislikes studying and his teacher but decides to attend the last lesson taught by his teacher. His teacher talks about patriotism, nostalgia and love for his French mother tongue, making Franz respect him.
This chapter, authored by Anees Jung, is a compilation of multiple real-life stories of less fortunate children. The first story is about a boy named Saheb from Dhaka, who spends his day picking rags from the dumpsters of the author's neighbourhood. The second story is of Mukesh, the bangle maker. The writer narrates her interaction with both young boys and their dreams and the cruel reality of their lives.
The story is an excerpt taken from the autobiography of the writer 'Of Men and Mountains.' The writer, as a child, would visit the beaches with his father. The large scale waves instilled fear within the young mind of the writer. The story narrates his journey of overcoming his subconscious fear of water with a strong determination.
Written by Selma Lagerlof, this chapter is the story of a destitute rattrap seller who resorts to stealing and begging to make ends meet. The homeless rattrap seller ends up stealing an old crofter's money and flees into a dense forest where an ironmaster mistook his identity. The ironmaster invited him into his home to stay but later discovered his identity. With an awakened conscience, the rattrap seller returns the money to the ironmaster's daughter and thanks to them for their kindness.
The story written by Louis Fischer is based on the interview of Mahatma Gandhi taken by him. On his visit to Sevagram to interview Mahatma Gandhi, the writer was informed about the Indigo movement started by Gandhi and other supporting leaders. The story is the narration of events of how the movement began and the struggle behind the movement, which led to the protection of sharecroppers.
This chapter has been extracted from the book "My Years with the boss" written by Asokamitran. In this extract, the writer talks about his experience in Gemini Studios and the people associated with the studio's operation, including the office-boy of the make-up department, a man named Subbu and many others.
The chapter is an excerpt from the collection of interviews by Christopher Silvester. This particular excerpt of an interview between Mukund, a reporter from The Hindu and a well-known writer and professor of the University of Bologna, Umberto Eco.
Written by A.R. Barton, the story focuses on the imagination of a teenage girl named Sophie employed in a biscuit factory. Sophie often gets lost in her imagination and daydreaming, conjuring stories of becoming a rich lady. One day she dreams of meeting a famous footballer named Danny Casey and even tells her brother that Casey promised to meet her at a certain place. The story ends with Sophie being lost in her imagination. She is convinced by it and feels heartbroken when Casey does not appear at the promised location.
The poem focuses on the poet Kamala Das, pen-name 'Madhavikutty', and her mother's relationship. The poet discusses her love for her mother and her realisation that her mother has aged and looks frail. The poet sympathises with her mother's condition and is concerned about her health.
Composed by Stephen Spender, the poem gives a graphic description of a classroom for elementary students located in a slum. The classroom is described as very dirty, and there sits a young boy with bright eyes among students with a dull and uninterested expression. The classroom is filled with maps, charts, posters, and pictures worldwide, unknown and unreachable by the children. The poet requests that these children be allowed to venture beyond the boundaries of the slum to experience the brighter side of the world.
This chapter is a peace poem composed by Pablo Neruda. The poet, through the poem, conveys his message of the importance of peace and silence. When the entire world is in a rush, the poet asks them to stop and count to twelve and be quiet. The silence would allow everyone to introspect and look back upon their actions. The silence will form an unconscious unity among all, which is usually disrupted by languages' barrier.
Composed by John Keats, the poem talks about beautiful things being the source of eternal joy. The ugly and dull side of the world, which causes negativity, can be wiped away by beautiful things. In the poem, the poet points out the beauty of nature and other things that can always evoke awe. He compares beautiful things to a shelter providing shade, tranquillity and rejuvenation.
The poem composed by Robert Frost focuses on the lives of poor roadside stand owners who spend their days praying to sell their products to make ends meet and alleviate their unfortunate condition. The stand owners are ignored by all, including the authorities who make promises to help them.
Adrienne Rich's poem expresses Aunt Jennifer's inner desire, whom her husband always dominates. The tiger motifs embroidered by her symbolises her desire to be free from the fear of her husband's dominance. However, she has no courage or motivation to act upon her desire anymore.
Written by Jack Finney, the story focuses on themes of war and modernity. The story is about a 31-year-old man named Charley who reaches the third level of the two-levelled Grand Central Station. After this peculiar experience, he visits his psychiatrist friend Sam. He is convinced about the third level's existence, much to his wife and Sam's worry. His imagination is a hallucination caused by the stress of witnessing wars. His hallucination drives him to convert all of his money even at the risk of a loss, and he imagines receiving a letter from Sam attesting the existence of the third level.
The writer Ramaswamy Aiyer Krishnamurthy narrates the story of the King of Pratibandapuram. After the King's birth, the astrologers predicted that he is destined to be a hero but will be killed one day, stating the cause of death to be a tiger. This revelation caused the King to be thrown into a frenzy to kill all the tigers. He ends up killing 99 tigers with his gun but missing the 100th. In the end, the King dies due to an infection caused by a splinter from a wooden tiger.
Written by Pearl S. Buck, the story is about the dilemma of a Japanese doctor and his wife, they find an injured American soldier. Set in the time of the Second World War, Japan and America conflict. The doctor is in a dilemma whether he should report the soldier's whereabouts to maintain his patriotic duty or treat him to fulfil his moral duty. Seeing the severity of his injuries, they decided to bring him to their house in secret and treat his wounds, much to their staff's objection and protest. They nurse him back to health and later help him escape.
The story is the recollection of the writer Tishani Doshi's expedition to the Southern end of the world, Antarctica. In affiliation with the 'Students on Ice' program, the writer goes on the expedition with a group of students. The writer recounts what he saw there and his perception. Culturally, the writer belongs to a sun-worshipping culture, and it was beyond his imagination to visit a cold place where only miles and miles of snow are visible.
In this lesson, John Updike presents the story of Jack and his daughters. Customarily, Jack would narrate a story for his daughter. Each time he would tell her the story of a small animal named Roger. One day on his daughter's choice, he tells her the story of Roger, the skunk. He described Roger as a small animal who had no friends to play with due to his smell. The little skunk went to a wizard, and the wizard made him smell like roses which angered Roger's mother. His mother hit the wizard and changed back his smell. Jack's daughter, upset with the story's plot, asks her father to change the plot next time. Her father tells her the story's main point in a resigned manner and asks her to sleep.
Susan Hill writes the story about a teenage boy named Derry and an aged man named Mr Lamb. Derry has a burnt face, due to which he is bullied and often mocked. One day, when hiding from bullies, he enters the garden of Mr Lamb, who is disabled and uses a tin leg's support. Mr Lamb welcomes him and listens to his plight. He consoles Derry and encourages him to embrace positivity. Later, they quarrel when Mr Lamb asks Derry to take his mother's permission and help him pluck crabapples. Eventually, when Derry returns, he finds the disabled man lying lifelessly on the ground.
The story, written by Norman Colin Dexter, narrates an infamous prisoner Evan, known to have escaped from prisons before. The story describes the complicated escape plan Evan and his friends planned to free him from the prison. The Governor and the jail authorities try their best to stop Evan from escaping, but at last, their efforts are in vain when he is successfully taken away by his friends posing as prison officers.
The chapter consists of 2 autobiographical stories written by Zitkala-Sa and Bama. The first story written by Zitkala-Sa narrates a distressing memory. The writer belonging to the Native American ethnicity was sent to a boarding school where children are taught about American culture. To mould all the girls to the American culture, their hair is cut off forcibly. The distressed writer hid under the bed because the act of cutting off hair is considered dishonourable in her culture. In the end, she is caught, and she surrenders herself to the inevitable fate. The second story is about the social discrimination writer Bama discovered at an early age. The innocent young writer saw a strange sight which she considered to be silly. Her brother then teaches her about social discrimination and untouchability, which changes her views on Indian society and shapes her future as a successful writer.
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A. English is one of the most important languages for communication. The best method to learn English is to start reading storybooks and newspapers. This will help you to learn new words. You can try to write down these words when framing answers. Reading and writing are some of the best ways to improve your writing, vocabulary, and literature skills.
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