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Chapter 5: The Old Man and The Sea : Book Review

Warming UpEnglish Workshop
Warming Up [Page 174]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 The Old Man and The Sea : Book Review Warming Up [Page 174]

Warming Up | Q 1. (a) | Page 174

Pair up with your partner and answer the following question :

Which animal would you relate yourself to and why?

Warming Up | Q 1. (b) | Page 174

Pair up with your partner and answer the following question :

Do you have a hero or a role model to look up to? Who is he/she?

Warming Up | Q 1. (c) | Page 174

Pair up with your partner and answer the following question :

Do you have a passion you would fight for? Why?

Warming Up | Q 1. (d) | Page 174

Pair up with your partner and answer the following question :

What is meant by a review?

Warming Up | Q 1. (e) | Page 174

Pair up with your partner and answer the following question :

Have you ever read any book review? If yes, which one? If no, make it a point to read one.

Warming Up | Q 2 | Page 174

Make a list of famous novels by Ernest Hemingway. Two are given to you.

(1) A Farewell to Arms

(2) For Whom the Bell Tolls.

(3) __________________

(4) __________________

(5) __________________

(6) __________________

(7) __________________

Warming Up | Q 3 | Page 174

Ernest Miller Hemingway was a famous American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. Make a list of other famous American novelists. Complete the web by filling the boxes with the names of famous American novelists.

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English Workshop [Pages 176 - 178]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 The Old Man and The Sea : Book Review English Workshop [Pages 176 - 178]

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 176

Read the passage and name the following.

Young and devoted apprentice

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 176

Read the passage and name the following.

The place where Hemingway had the experience of fishing.

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 176

Read the passage and name the following.

That which Hemingway was injured by, during the First World War.

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 176

Read the passage and name the following.

Language of the novel.

English Workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 176

Read the passage and name the following.

In his first reading, the review writer was left.

English Workshop | Q 2. (a) | Page 176

Correct the following sentence using facts from the review.

Manolin’s parents insisted on his working with the same old fisherman.

English Workshop | Q 2. (b) | Page 176

Correct the following sentence using facts from the review.

This novel is pure fiction.

English Workshop | Q 2. (c) | Page 176

Correct the following sentence using facts from the review.

Hemingway's style of writing does not unfold the hidden meaning.

English Workshop | Q 2. (d) | Page 176

Correct the following sentence using facts from the review.

The relationship between the old man and Manolin is coarse.

English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 177

Compare the points that you would use for a book review with those of the review of a play and write in your notebook.

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 177

The line - ‘I first read this novel years ago, when I did not understand it at all and was left unimpressed.’ tells us about the book reviewer’s opinion about the book. Complete the following sentences using the expressions.

(1) In my opinion, every hard-working person achieves success in life.

(2) I strongly feel that ____________

(3) I wish I could ____________

(4) As far as I know you ____________

(5) I think ____________

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 177

The review describes the struggle between the old man with the marlin and sharks, Ernest Hemingway’s struggle against defeat or death, and noble struggle against destruction. Find all the words from the text that are related to the word ‘brave’ or ‘courage’.

  • strength
  • _________
  • _________
  • _________
  • _________
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 177

The review mentions the struggles of both the writer, Ernest Hemingway, and the old man. Fill the incidents of the struggle of Hemingway in table A and those of the old man in table B.

Table A Table B
Ernest Hemingway Old man
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English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 177

Read the text again. You will find that the text contains many phrases. Match the phrases in ‘A’ and their meanings in ‘B’. After matching their meanings, make sentences of your own.

‘A’ Phrases ‘B’ Meanings
1. run of terrible bad luck a. hit on a topic
2. draws heavily on b. without being affected by a particular factor
3. struck a chord c. endure in difficult circumstances
4. in spite of d. a period of time when bad things happen
5. holding on e. makes use of
English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (1) | Page 177

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

Hemingway’s novel is based on real events. (Convert the underlined adjective to an Adjectival Clause)

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (2) | Page 177

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

He hooks a marlin but the marlin is too strong for him. (Rewrite beginning with ‘Although’)

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (3) | Page 178

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

The reader can read his work again and again and find new layers of meaning. (Begin the sentence with ‘On reading’)

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (4) | Page 178

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

As the novel progresses, the old man and the marlin are inseparably linked. (Rewrite using ‘progress’ as a Noun)

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (5) | Page 178

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

Being strong, the marlin starts pulling the boat. (Rewrite inserting ‘and’ as a Co-ordinator)

English Workshop | Q 8. (A) (6) | Page 178

Rewrite as directed, without change of meaning, in your notebook.

When I first read this novel, I was unimpressed. (Rewrite using ‘but’ as a Co-ordinator)

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (1) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

unable: ____________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (2) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

heavily: ______________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (3) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

determination: __________________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (4) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

endurance: _________________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (5) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

unimpressed: _________________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (6) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

relationship: ______________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (7) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

inseparably: __________________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (8) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

empathetic: _______________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (9) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

beautiful: _____________

English Workshop | Q 8. (B) (10) | Page 178

Write the ‘root-word’ after dropping the prefix or suffix or both.

simplicity: ____________

English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 178

Write a book review on any book of your choice with the help of the following points.

  • Story line
  • Social/Historical content
  • Writing style
  • My thought
English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 178

You know the essential points required for a book review. Now form pairs and find essential points required for a play review and film review. You can take the help of your teacher, library, or the internet.

Book Review Play Review Film Review

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English Workshop | Q 11 | Page 178

Classroom Library :

Ask all your classmates to donate a book to the class. In this way, everyone will have a book of his/her own to read. Read the book in a week or two. After reading it, exchange your book with your classmate. Keep exchanging and reading books for the whole year. Every fortnight gives the book review of the book that you have read recently in the form of a presentation.

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Chapter 5: The Old Man and The Sea : Book Review

Warming UpEnglish Workshop
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