Q. 2 C4.1( 31 Votes )
Briefly comment on
The author’s meeting with Norbu.
The author and Norbu met by chance in Darchen’s café. When Norbu saw the author reading an English novel, he started a conversation and then they realized that they both were going for Korba. They decided to become a team.
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The account has only a few passive voice sentences. Locate them. In what way does the use of active voice contribute to the style of the narrative.NCERT - English Hornbill
Explain the use of the adjectives in the following phrases.
(i) shaggy monsters
(ii) brackish lakes
(iii) rickety table
(iv) hairpin bend
(v) rudimentary general storesNCERT - English Hornbill
The narrative has many phrases to describe the scenic beauty of the mountainside like:
A flawless half-moon floated in a perfect blue sky. Scan the text to locate other such picturesque phrases.NCERT - English Hornbill
What do the following utterances indicate?
(i) “I told her, through Daniel ...”
(ii) “It’s a cold,” he said finally through Tsetan.NCERT - English Hornbill
Notice this construction: Tsetan was eager to have them fixed. Write five sentences with a similar structure.NCERT - English Hornbill
How is the father’s helplessness brought out in the poem?NCERT - English Hornbill
Identify the phrases and lines that indicate distance between father and son.NCERT - English Hornbill
Does the poem talk of an exclusively personal experience or is it fairly universal?NCERT - English Hornbill
Guess the meaning of the following words.
Kora, drokba, kyang
In which language are these words found?NCERT - English Hornbill
Does the poem have a consistent rhyme scheme?NCERT - English Hornbill