ICSE CL10 LITERATURE

Comprehension exercise for South Asian students 2

Read the following write-up ad answer the questions that follow. …. Write-up  Across the world, climate change is sparking conflict as people struggle over dwindling resources. The fight over water could quickly escalate between India and Pakistan — and both have nuclear arms. Yemen, Somalia and Syria are just some of the places where climate change is …

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar  1a. Difference between ‘killing’, ‘murder’ and ‘assassination’. Killing …It means an act of causing death, especially deliberately. a. The killing of large number of cows became necessary after Mad Cow Disease spread in the area. b. Killing of Maoists will not be very effective to curb their menace. Some innovative political approach would …

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The Singing Lesson by Katherine Mansfield

The Singing Lesson by Katherine Mansfield About the author … The author’s real name Is Kathleen Mansfield Murray. She was a New Zealander by birth who chose England as her place of living and literary pursuits. She was a prolific story writer, but didn’t live beyound 34 as a deadly lungs infection lead to her …

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The Hundred Dresses II- Explanation with Q and A

The Hundred Dresses – II Wanda’s father had written a note to the school Principal that she sent to Miss. Mason with instruction to read it out to the class. The students were busy in sum fun activity at that time. Miss Mason asked everyone to resume their seats. The students became strangely silent trying …

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A Prayer for my Daughter by W. B. Yeats – Explanation

A Prayer for my Daughter by W. B. Yeats A word about Yeats and this poem ‘A Prayer for my daughter’ …. William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an illustrious Irish poet, writer and playwright. He was a staunch Irish nationalist who continued to espouse this cause all his life. At the prime of his youth, …

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