Bangle Sellers Sarojini Naidu

<![CDATA[<h1 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Bangle Sellers </strong></h1> Sarojini Naidu Stanza 1 Bangle sellers are we who bear Our shining loads to the temple fair… Who will buy these delicate, bright Rainbow-tinted circles of light? Lustrous tokens of radiant lives, For happy daughters and happy wives. The poem is about a bangle-seller talking about the various kinds of bangles he carries with him, a...

ICSE 2015: English 2: Preparatory Test Three

<![CDATA[<div align="center"> ICSE 2015: English 2: Preparatory Test Three Drama: The Merchant of Venice & Poetry Poetry: Time: One hour  Maximum Marks: 45 All questions carry equal marks Question 1 Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow: Stephano: Stephano is my name; and I bring word My mistress will before the break of day Be here at Belmont: she doth stray about By holy crosses, where s...

ICSE 2011 English: Grammar Test 29012011

<![CDATA[<br /> Grammar Test 1 Time: 25 minutes Max Marks: [20] a) Rewrite the following sentences according to the instructions given after each of them, Make other changes necessary, but do not change the meaning of the sentence. [10] (i) Raphael was driving the car. He was listening to the radio. (Combine without using and or but) (ii) Serena won the race. She retained her overall record. (Begin: Not only ….) (iii) T...
<![CDATA[<div style="text-align: left;"> It’s New Year It’s like a new dawn of hope and of joy, It’s like a new start of words and of thoughts It’s like a new Day of vigour and of acts,It's like a fresh essence of Prayers and of Love. Happy New Year   ]]>...

Adjectives: Word Order

<![CDATA[When we use more than one adjectives; we should use them in particular sequence.</p> 1) opinion (e.g. lovely, fantastic) 2) size (e.g. tiny, large) 3) most other qualities (e.g. warm, tight) 4) age (e.g. new, young) 5) colour (e.g. red, beige) 6) pattern (e.g. stripy, plain) 7) nationality (e.g. Spanish, foreign) 8) material (e.g. silk, cotton)]]>...

Handbook : As You Like it: Summary

<![CDATA[<div align="justify"> As You Like It:William Shakespeare:Summary The play is set in a duchy in France, but most of the action takes place in a location called the 'Forest of Arden.' Frederick has usurped the Duchy and exiled his older brother, Duke Senior. The Duke's daughter Rosalind has been permitted to remain at court because she is the closest friend and cousin of Frederick's only child, Celia. Orlando, a youn...

ICSE English Literature in English: Julius Caesar Revision Test #26022010

<![CDATA[<span xmlns=""></span><br /> Literature in English: Julius Caesar  Time: One Hour Max Marks: 50 Marks Question 1 Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow: Cassius: I will this night, In several hands, in at his window throw, As if they came from several citizens, Writings, all tending to the great opinion, That Rome holds of his name; wher...