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Comprehension 4

Comprehension passage …. A rare Asiatic black bear has been spotted in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), South Korea’s government says. It was captured on video in the eastern part of the zone that divides North and South Korea. The Asiatic black bear is described as endangered by the World Wildlife Fund.The DMZ has become a […]

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ISC Plus 2 -Language – Writing a Composition –Example 1 (a story)

Writing a composition .. Example of a Story .. .. A page from a Salt-harvester’s diary I am a woman born to fight the odds of life, smilingly. I live in a village about five kilometers off the Ganjam coast in Odisha on the Bay of Bengal shore. My husband is a woodcutter, and my two […]

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ISC Class 12 Literature — Dream Children by Charles Lamb

Dream Children by Charles Lamb Charles Lamb(1774-1834) didn’t live long, but he made stellar contribution to English literature through his essays, short stories, and poems. His personal life was beset with many problems. A lunatic elder sister, a futile romance, and his struggle with mental illness didn’t, however, dim his creativity with the pen. He […]

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ISC Class 11 Literature – Fritz by Satyajit Ray

Fritz by Satyajit Ray A word about Satyajit Ray .. Satyajit Ray(1921-92) was a man of cinematography and all other art forms that go with it. Born and brought up in Calcutta, Ray started his career as a low-paid commercial artist. Despite such a humble beginning, the flame of creativity burned in him from the […]

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ISC Class 11 Literature– Salvatore by W. Somerset Maugham

Salvatore by W. Somerset Maugham About the author .. Rarely has English literature produced such a prolific short story writer, playwright, and novelist as Dr. Somerset Maugham(1874-1965). This literary genius, born in a family of legal luminaries, spurned a career in law, although it offered him assured success. He studied medicine, and qualified as a […]

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ISC Class 12 Literature ..Quality by John Galsworthy

Quality by John Galsworthy About the author ….John Galsworthy (1867–1933), the celebrated English novelist and playwright will remain evergreen in the minds of readers for his campaign against class divide, the malaise of materialistic pursuits of the affluent class,  and the appalling conditions in prisons during his time. He wrote The Forsyte Saga to vent […]

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ISC Class 12- Literature –The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin About the author .. Kate Chopin(1850-1904) is remembered as much as for her gripping short stories, as for her pioneering role in American feminist movement. She believed in the institution of marriage as any normal woman, but her inner self told her relentlessly that wives must have the […]

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ISC Class 12 – Literature Birches by Robert Frost -Explanation

Birches by Robert Frost Robert Frost (1874 –1963) was an American poet having his roots in New England. He loved Nature with great passion. He would walk in the countryside for long hours reveling in the small things he saw along his path – the woods, the streams, the meadows, and the snow-capped landscape in […]

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ISC Class 12 Literature –To Build a Fire by Jack London — Summary

To Build a Fire by Jack London About the author .. Jack London was an outdoor man. Many of us would recall reading ‘The Call of the Wilde’ in our early school days. The brush with the beauty, and the boorishness of Nature that outline this story is portrayed with different hues and intensities in […]

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ISC Class 12 –The Chinese Statue by Sir Jeffry Archer — Summary

The Chinese Statue by Jeffry Archer About the author … Jeffrey Howard Archer (born 15 April 1940) is a colourful personality who has hugged the British political and literary scene for decades. During his life, he has followed him from one scandal to another, but his fan following has grown with time. He was a […]