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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 1 - The Lament [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: The Lament

Understanding The TextTalking about the textAppreciationLanguage Work
Understanding The Text [Page 8]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Lament Understanding The Text [Page 8]

Understanding The Text | Q 1 | Page 8

Comment on the indifference that meets Iona's attempts to share his grief with his fellow human beings.

Understanding The Text | Q 2 | Page 8

What impression of the character of Iona do you get from this story?

Understanding The Text | Q 3 | Page 8

How does the horse serve as a true friend and companion to Iona?

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Talking about the text [Page 8]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Lament Talking about the text [Page 8]

Talking about the text | Q 1 | Page 8

Discuss the following in pairs

Empathy and understanding are going out of modern society. The individual experiences intense alienation from the society around him or her.

Talking about the text | Q 2 | Page 8

Discuss the following in pairs

Behind the public face of the people in various occupations is a whole saga of personal suffering and joy which they wish to share with others.

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Appreciation [Page 8]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Lament Appreciation [Page 8]

Appreciation | Q 1 | Page 8

The story begins with a description of the setting. How does this serve as a fitting prelude to the events described in the story?

Appreciation | Q 2 | Page 8

Comment on the graphic detail with which the various passengers who took Iona's cab are described.

Appreciation | Q 3 | Page 8

This short story revolves around a single important event. Discuss how the narrative is woven around this central fact.

Appreciation | Q 4 | Page 8

The story begins and ends with Iona and his horse. Comment on the significance of this to the plot of the story.

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Language Work [Page 9]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 1 The Lament Language Work [Page 9]

Language Work | Q 1 | Page 9

Look at the following set of words and mention what is common to them both in form and meaning.

Snuffle

snort

sniffle

snore

Language Work | Q 2 | Page 9

Look at the words given in the box below

snigger

wriggle

sneak

squeak

squawk

titter

pant

chuckle

giggle

jeer

chortle

guffaw

sigh

sidle

boo

shriek

scramble

croak

straggle

plod

gasp


 


 


 

Now classify them according to their closeness in meaning to the words given below

A

B

C

D

E

snigger

wriggle

squeak

jeer

sigh

Language Work | Q 3 | Page 9

Explain the associations that the colour 'white' has in the story.

Language Work | Q 4 | Page 9

What does the phrase 'as if he were on needles' mean? Can you think of another phrase with a similar meaning substituting the word 'needless'?

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Chapter 1: The Lament

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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 1 - The Lament

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