Part B – Literature

1. Figures of speech observed in the following Poems:
AlliterationAllusionSimileMetaphorPersonificationOxymoronOnomatopoeiaAnaphora – Ellipsis – Rhyme SchemeRhyming WordsRepetitionApostropheAssonance – Hyperbole.
A Psalm of Life
Women’s Rights
The Nation United
English words
Snake
The Man He Killed
Off to outer space tomorrow morning
Sonnet No.116
The Solitary Reaper
Be the Best
O Captain My Captain
Laugh and Be Merry
Earth
Don’t quit
The Apology
Be Glad your Nose is on your face
A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother
The Flying Wonder
To a Millionaire
The Piano
Manliness
Going for water
The cry of the Children
Migrant Bird
Shilpi.

2. Appreciation Questions from Poetry
A Psalm of Life
Women’s Rights
The Nation United
English words
Snake
The Man He Killed
Off to outer space tomorrow morning
Sonnet No.116
The Solitary Reaper
Be the Best
O Captain My Captain
Laugh and Be Merry
Earth
Don’t quit
The Apology
Be Glad your Nose is on your face
A sonnet for my Incomparable Mother
The Flying Wonder
To a Millionaire
The Piano
Manliness
Going for water
The cry of the Children
Migrant Bird
Shilpi
A Tiger in the zoo
Where the mind is without fear
Prayer of a Sportsman
Granny, Granny, Please comb my hair.

3. Important lines from Poems.
Where the mind is without fear
The Solitary Reaper
Going for water
A Psalm of Life
Be the Best
Sonnet No.116

4.Questions on the Biography of
Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru
Subash Chandra Bose
Helen Keller
Kalpana Chawala
Dr.Salim Ali
Rani of Jhansi
Nelson Mandela
Abraham Lincoln

5.Questions on Shakespeare’s
Merchant of Venice (Act IV Court Scene)
Julius Ceasar (Act III Scene 2)
Sonnet 116

6.Questions from Oscar Wilde’s
The Model Millionaire
The Selfish Giant

7.Dr.Karl Paulnack
Music-The Hope Raiser

8.Comprehension Questions from the following Motivational Essays:
Gopala Krishna Gokhale’s Speech on 25th July in Mumbai in response to The address presented to him by students
Dale Carnegie’s ‘The Road to success’
Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam’s ‘Vision for the Nation’(from‘India 2020’)
Ruskin Bond’s ‘Our Local Team’
Hope Spencer’s ‘Keep your spirits high’
Deepa Agarwal’s ‘After the storm’
Brian patten’s ‘You can’t be that no you can’t be that’.

9.Comprehension Questions from the following description of Places
Ahtushi Deshpande’s ‘To the land of snow’
Manohar Devadoss – Yaanai Malai
Brihadeesvarar Temple

10.British English – American English