Childhood – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

CHILDHOOD By Markus Natten  About the Author Markus Natten is a poet from Norway. Details of his life are very sketchy so it is unclear when and where he was born. Poem – Childhood When did my childhood go? Was it the day I ceased to be eleven. Was it the time I realised that Hell … Read moreChildhood – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Voice Of the Rain – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Voice of Rain By Walt Whitman About the Poet Image Reference: en.wikipedia.org Walt Whitman, one of America’s most influential poets was born on May 31, 1819 in West Hills, Long Island, New York. He was the second of nine children and was immediately nicknamed “Walt” to distinguish him from his father. At 11, Walt Whitman … Read moreThe Voice Of the Rain – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

A Photograph – Hornbill – Class XI – English – NCERT

A Photograph By Shirley Toulson About the Author Image Reference: telegraph.co.uk Shirley Toulson was born on 20th May 1924 in Henley-on-Thames, England. She had a great passion for writing and was greatly influenced by her father who was a writer too. She secured a B.A. on Literature from Brockenhurst College in London in the year … Read moreA Photograph – Hornbill – Class XI – English – NCERT

The Browning Version- Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Browning Version By Terence Rattigan About the Author Image Reference: alamy.com Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan was a British dramatist. He was one of England’s most popular mid twentieth century dramatists. He was born on 9 June, 1911 in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom. His father was Frank Rattigan CMG, a diplomat. Rattigan was educated … Read moreThe Browning Version- Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role By Nani Palkhivala About the Author Image Reference: barandbench.com Nani Palkhivala was born in 1920 in Bombay to middle-class Parsi parents. His family name derives from the profession of his forefathers who had been manufacturers of palanquins. He was educated at Masters Tutorial High School, and later at … Read moreThe Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Discovering Tut: The Saga Continues – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Discovering Tut: The Saga Continues By A.R. Williams About the Author Ann Williams is a former senior writer for National Geographic magazine and online news, where she covered the world and all that’s in it for almost three decades. Williams received a B.A. in classical and Near Eastern archaeology from Bryn Mawr College and an … Read moreDiscovering Tut: The Saga Continues – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

We’re not afraid to die…If we can be all together – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

We’re not afraid to die…..If We can all be Together By Gordon Cook and Alan East Image Reference: capeforum.xyz Introduction The narrator Gordon Cook, his wife Mary and their children, Jonathan and Suzanne set sail on a ship to imitate the historical round-the world voyage undertaken by James Cook in 1768. The journey began from Plymouth, … Read moreWe’re not afraid to die…If we can be all together – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Portrait of a Lady – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Portrait of a Lady By Khushwant Singh About the Author Image Reference: goodreads.com Khushwant Singh, one of the best -known Indian writers of all times, was born in 1915 in Hadali (now in Pakistan). He was educated at the Government College, Lahore and at King’s College, Cambridge University, and the Inner Temple in London. … Read moreThe Portrait of a Lady – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Birth – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Birth By A.J.Cronin About the Author Image Reference: en.wikipedia.org Archibald Joseph Cronin was a Scottish novelist, dramatist, and non-fiction writer. He was born on July, 1896 in Dunbartonshire, Scotland, in 1896. In 1914 he entered Glasgow University to study medicine, but his studies were interrupted by World War I, in which he served in the … Read moreBirth – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Determiners – English Grammar – NCERT

Determiners Determiners are  fixing words. They precede “nouns” and help to identify or limit them. For example : This boy. Boy is a noun and “this” precedes it. “This” is the determiner. Its use has limited the noun “boy”.This boy means  —  this boy only, nobody else. Kinds of Determiner 1. Articles           … Read moreDeterminers – English Grammar – NCERT

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