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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 2 - The Third and Final Continent [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Third and Final Continent

Word MeaningsUnderstanding the textTalking about the textAppreciationLanguage Work
Word Meanings [Page 62]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 2 The Third and Final Continent Word Meanings [Page 62]

Word Meanings | Q 1 | Page 62

Guess what these words and phrases mean from the context

LSE

Grundig reel-to-reel

hollered

heralded

clamorous

stucco

forsythia bushes

ruffles

chapped

foyer

mortified


 

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Understanding the text [Page 83]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 2 The Third and Final Continent Understanding the text [Page 83]

Understanding the text | Q 1 | Page 83

Indicate the details that tell us that the narrator was not very financially comfortable during his stay in London.

Understanding the text | Q 2 | Page 83

How did the narrator adjust to the ways of life first in London and then in Cambridge, U.S.A.?

Understanding the text | Q 3 | Page 83

What do you understand the character of Mrs. Croft from the story?

Understanding the text | Q 4 | Page 83

What kind of relationship did Mrs. Croft share with her daughter Helen?

Understanding the text | Q 5 | Page 83

How does the narrator bring out the contrast between the Indian way of life and American society? Do you think his wife Mala adjusted comfortably to the new way of life?

Understanding the text | Q 6 | Page 83

How does the bond of affection between Mrs. Croft and the narrator evolve?

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Talking about the text [Page 84]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 2 The Third and Final Continent Talking about the text [Page 84]

Talking about the text | Q 1 | Page 84

Discuss in pairs or in small groups

Living abroad is challenging in many ways.

Talking about the text | Q 2 | Page 84

Discuss in pairs or in small groups

The Indian family system offers more security to the aged than what is found in the West.

Talking about the text | Q 3 | Page 84

Discuss in pairs or in small groups

The eccentricities of the old are often endearing.

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Appreciation [Page 84]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 2 The Third and Final Continent Appreciation [Page 84]

Appreciation | Q 1 | Page 84

Discuss the manner in which the author interweaves details of the narrator’s family with the flow of the main narrative.

Appreciation | Q 2 | Page 84

‘Mrs. Croft’s was the first death I mourned in America, for, hers was the first life I had admired; she had left this world, at last, ancient and alone, never to return’—how do these lines encapsulate the bond that is possible between two strangers?

Appreciation | Q 3 | Page 84

Examine the pieces of conversation in the story. How do they reflect the world view of each of the speakers?

Appreciation | Q 4 | Page 84

There are many instances of gentle humour in the story. Point out some of these and state how this contributes to the interest of the narration.

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Language Work [Page 84]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 2 The Third and Final Continent Language Work [Page 84]

Language Work | Q 1 | Page 84

‘Don’t expect an English cup of tea’—how does this phrase bring out the contrast between English and American attitudes?

Language Work | Q 2 | Page 84

How did the narrator learn to distinguish between 'a flask' and 'a thermos'?

Language Work | Q 3 | Page 84

It took the narrator quite some time to understand that what he heard as 'piper', in fact, meant 'paper' and the phrase 'mind the gap' in the Tube. What do you think caused the problem?

Language Work | Q 4 | Page 84

Make a list of items that are referred to differently in British and American English, for example, 'lift' (BE) 'elevator' (AmE).

Language Work | Q 5 | Page 84

See if you understand what the following words that are parts of a house mean. Look up the dictionary if you don't.

parlour

foyer

lounge

porch

lobby

attic

portico

 

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Chapter 2: The Third and Final Continent

Word MeaningsUnderstanding the textTalking about the textAppreciationLanguage Work
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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 2 - The Third and Final Continent

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