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Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - All the World’s a Stage [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: All the World’s a Stage

Warming up!English workshop
Warming up! [Page 23]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 All the World’s a Stage Warming up! [Page 23]

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 23

Pair up with your partner and name the following:

  1. The Seven wonders of the world- _________
  2. The Seven continents - ____________
  3. The Seven colours of the rainbow- ________
  4. The Seven notes of the musical scale- ________
  5. The Seven seas of the world - ________
Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 23

Life is often compared to many things. Write down 7 things that life can be compared to and justify the comparison. For example,

  1. Life is a keyboard; if you press the right keys. you have typed a good destiny.
  2. _____________________
  3. _____________________
  4. _____________________
  5. _____________________
  6. _____________________
  7. _____________________
Warming up! | Q 3 | Page 23

Match the approximate ages with the stages.

No Age-group   Stages
1 Birth to 2 years a teenage/adolescence
2 3 years to 12 years b old age/second childhood
3 13 years to 17 years c middle - age
4

18 years to about 44 years

d babyhood/infancy
5

About 45 years to 60 years

e senior citizen/elderly person
6

65 years up to 75 to 80 years

f adulthood
7

Above 80 years

g childhood
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English workshop [Pages 25 - 27]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 All the World’s a Stage English workshop [Pages 25 - 27]

English workshop | Q 1 | Page 25

Read the words in given clouds. Match them with what they signify.

Column A Column B
(a) Stage 1. Birth
(b) Characters 2. Situations/Incidents
(c) Script 3. Story of Life
(d) Dialogues 4. Death
(e) Entry 5. Conversation
(f) Exit 6. Roles played by human beings
  7. Life
English workshop | Q 2 | Page 25

Read the poem carefully and complete the following table.

Ages of man Role Qualities/Actions
     
     
     
     
     
English workshop | Q 3 | Page 26

Write down in your own words the differences between the following stages of a man's life.

  1.  2nd stage and the 4th
  2. 3rd stage and 5th stage
  3. 1st stage and 7th (last) stage
English workshop | Q 4 | Page 26

Pick out lines that contain Imagery (a picture created in the mind by using words) of the following people.

  1. School boy - _____________
    (2nd stage) - _____________
  2. Soldier - ___________
    (4th stage) - _________
  3. Judge - ___________
    (5th stage) - ___________
  4. Senior citizen - ___________
    (6th stage) - ____________
English workshop | Q 5 | Page 26

You will notice that there is no Rhyme-scheme in the poem. It appears similar to the poem 1.1 ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ by Tagore.

However, Tagore’s poem has no steady rhythm/meter either it is called Free Verse. Shakespeare uses lines with a steady rhythm of 5 beats in each. It is termed as Blank Verse. (No rhyme-scheme but uniformity in rhythm) Copy the lines from “Ánd all the men and women merely players” to “sudden and quick in quarrel”. Put a stress mark on each of the syllables stressed in the lines as - for example, And all the men and women merely players;

English workshop | Q 6. (a) | Page 26

Think and write on your own.

What is the theme/central idea of this poem?

English workshop | Q 6. (b) | Page 26

Think and write on your own.

Which two stages of man, described by Shakespeare, sound humorous? Say why.

English workshop | Q 6. (c) | Page 26

Think and write on your own.

The last (7th) stage of life sounds very sad and miserable. How can you make old age also cheerful and happy?

English workshop | Q 7. (A) | Page 26

The poem is entirely metaphorical. Pick out the comparisons from the poem.

  1. world - ____________
  2. actors - ____________
  3. birth and death - ____________
  4. school boy - ____________
  5. the lover's sigh - ____________
  6. spotted leopard - ____________
  7. last stage (old age) - ____________
English workshop | Q 7. (B) (a) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Simile

English workshop | Q 7. (B) (b) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Onomatopoeia

English workshop | Q 7. (B) (b) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Alliteration

English workshop | Q 7. (B) (c) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Metaphor

English workshop | Q 7. (B) (d) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Inversion

English workshop | Q 7. (B) (e) | Page 27

Pick out from the poem two examples of each.

Transferred Epithet

English workshop | Q 8 | Page 27

Read the summary of the play ‘As You Like It’ by William Shakespeare using the Internet. Find out which character has narrated the above poem and on what occasion. Also, make a list of all the characters of the play.

English workshop | Q 9 | Page 27

Read the poem again and write an appreciation of the poem in paragraph format.

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Chapter 1: All the World’s a Stage

Warming up!English workshop
English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board - Shaalaa.com

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