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NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words chapter 4 - What is a Good Book? [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: What is a Good Book?

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Understanding the text [Page 180]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 4 What is a Good Book? Understanding the text [Page 180]

Understanding the text | Q 1 | Page 180

What, according to Ruskin, are the limitations of the good book of the hour?

Understanding the text | Q 2 | Page 180

What are the criteria that Ruskin feels that readers should fulfil to make themselves fit for the company of the Dead?

Understanding the text | Q 3 | Page 180

Why does Ruskin feel that reading the work of a good author is a painstaking task?

Understanding the text | Q 4 | Page 180

What is the emphasis placed by Ruskin on accuracy?

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Talking about the text [Page 180]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 4 What is a Good Book? Talking about the text [Page 180]

Talking about the text | Q 1 | Page 180

Discuss in pairs
Ruskin's insistence on looking intensely at words, and assuring oneself of meaning, syllable by syllable – nay, letter by letter.

Talking about the text | Q 2 | Page 180

Discuss in pairs
Choice of diction is very crucial to the communication of meaning.

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Appreciation [Page 180]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 4 What is a Good Book? Appreciation [Page 180]

Appreciation | Q 1 | Page 180

The text is an excerpt from Sesame and Lilies which consists of two essays, primarily, written for delivery as public lectures in 1864. Identify the features that fit the speech mode. Notice the sentence patterns.

Appreciation | Q 2 | Page 180

The lecture was delivered in 1864. What are the shifts in style and diction that make the language different from the way it is used today?

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Language Work [Page 180]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words Chapter 4 What is a Good Book? Language Work [Page 180]

Language Work | Q 1 | Page 180

Many sentences and paragraphs in the excerpt begin with the word ‘And’. To what extent does this contribute to the rhetorical style of the lecture?

Language Work | Q 2 | Page 180

Study each of the following sentences and notice the balance between its parts. Pick out other sentences in the text that reflect this kind of balance
a. It is right that a false Latin quantity should excite a smile in the House of Commons; but it is wrong that a false English meaning should not excite a frown there.
b. Let the accent of words be watched, by all means, but let the meaning be watched more closely still, and fewer will do the work.

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Chapter 4: What is a Good Book?

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