Thursday, 16 January 2014


A) Read the extract and answer the following questions –

a) “I hope the part calls for some dialogue.
            ‘Certainly, it’s a speaking part”.

a) Who is the speaker of the first line?  

b) Why does the speaker want a dialogue part?

c) What turned out to be the speaking part as promised to the first speaker?

2) “Now let it work, Mischief, thou art afoot.
            Take thou what course thou will’

a) Name the speaker of the given lines.

b) What does mischief implies?

c) Why did the speaker allow the mischief to take a particular direction?

3) And now the storm blast came, and he/was tyrannous and strong/ He struck with his overtaking wings,/ And chased us south along.”

a) Identify the poetic device in line – 3

b) What is the significance of writing ‘STORM BLAST’ in capital Letters?

c) Why does the poet describe e the storm blast as tyrannous?

4) “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. Had you rather Caesar living and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all free men”

a) Identify the speaker .

b) What feelings did the speaker have for Caesar?

c) What is the speaker trying to clarify?

5) ‘Misto hillock, ‘came from the hall outside, “Misto Hallock, I’s gwine to quit”

a) Who is the speaker here? What is she trying to convey?

b) Why has the speaker decided to quit?

c) Who is the listener here? What was the listener’s reaction on her decision to quit?

Written By Badal Paul
The author is a passionate blogger, writer and educationalist. This blog is created to ease troubles of the Cbse students. The author holds multiple blogs and the writer of the Novel KALCHAKRA, OOM AND THE CHOSEN FIVE.