50 Marks English Long Subjective Question 5 Marks Long Type Question, BSEB 12th Exam English vvi Guess Class Notes PDF Download
Answer any two of the following: [5 x 2 = 10]
1. How, according to C.E.M. Joad, is modern civilization different from old one’s?
Or, Why are order and safety necessary for civilization?
Or, According to C.E.M.Joad, how should man spend his time and energy?
Ans. — In the essay. ‘Our Own Civilization’, C.E.M. Joad describes the difference between modern and old civilization which is the product of the higher activities of mankind which became possible due to safety and order.
He is of the view that modern civilization is safe rather than the old one’s because-
(i) Modern men have better medical facilities which provide them healthier, happier and longer lives than the men in the past.
(ii) in modern time inventions of machines, though it is not more important than man, helped men to spend their time and energy in making beautiful things providing world peace and extending civilization to greater part where as previous civilization was confined to certain areas due to which it could be easily destroyed by the barbarians. Due to the inventions of advanced weapons, though it is a danger for the humanity, modern civilization is secured because the savage and uncivilized people dare not attack.
(iii) Modern.civilization has a chance to make the world a single family due to the development of international trade and commerce which was lack in the old civilization
2. How does Stephen Leacock describe the photographer?
Or, Why is the author Stephen Leacock not pleased with the photographer? Or, Why does Stephen Leacock ask ‘Is it me when he saw his photograph? Or, Why was the purpose of the photograph wasted?
Ans. The author Stephen Leacock describes quite humorously his bitter experience “With the Photographer” in his studio while a customer enters his studio he looks like a stoic and acts mechanically. While the author enters the studio to get himself photographed, the photographer has received him coldly.. At the time of taking photograph he irritátes the author by instructing him sometimes to open his mouth, sometimes to drop his ears and sometimes to roll his eyes. After lots of instructions to keep his physical postures, the photographertakes his photograph when the author becomes angry.
The author stunnes to see his photograph which does not look like him and reacts “Is it me”. Though the photographer wants to convince him that he has done his best, the author is not pleased with the photographer because he has not got a faithful copy of his face as God has given him so that his friends could reconcile with the photograph after his death. Therefore, the purpose of photograph is wasted.
3. What according to Robert Lynd are common forms of forgetfulness?
Or, What does the author say about Statesmen’s, memories?
Or, Why does Robert Lynd not carry an umbrella?”.
Or, Briefly narrate what you consider to be the most interesting episode in the essay, Forgetting.
Or, What are the typical forms of forgettulness that are found in people? Describe them in accordance with Robert Lynd
Ans. Robert Lynd in this delightful essay ‘Forgetting? describes that efficiency of the human memory is wonderful but quite often it fails and creates problems. We forget many common everyday activities. Some of them are as follows.
(i) Taking of medicine on time.Although the time of taking medicine is usually after breakfast or lunch or dinner, yet we forget it.
(ii) Posting of letters One has the letter in the pocket.for several days before it is finally posted.
There are so many other common forms of forgetfulness. They are with .. regard to umbrellas, helmet, walking sticks, books etc. Different people may have different types of forgetfulness as á cricketer forgets his bats, balls etc. At last the author passes a bitter comment upon a man who is a drunkard who forgets his child which is really a climax of human forgetfulness due to foolish habit of man.
4. Why was letter-writing done more carefully in the past rather than present?
Ans. In this essay ‘on letter writing’ A.G. Gardiner observes that art of letter writing was done more carefully in the past than that of in the present time. In the past
(i) they poured their feelings in the letter.
(ii) they established intimacy by devoting their mind and imagination in betraying personal touch.
(iii) the delivery of letters was a time consuming and costly affair.
In the present time letter writing is done carelessly because of –
(i) the growth of penny post.
(ii) the invention of the telephone, telegraph and type-writer.
(iii) the lack of time there is the lack of excitment.
(iv) less costly affair and less time consuming.
Due to above virtue and vice past had produced great letter writers like Carlyle and Keats where as the present has produced none.
5. Sketch the character of ‘Robin’
Or, What was the name of Jim Corbett’s favourite dog? How did he make it a companion hunter?
Ans. Jim Corbett has given a hero’s place to his favourite dog ‘Robin’in prose piece entilled ‘Robin’. The author buys it for fifteen rupees and changes its name and begins to call ‘Robin’. The author wants to make it a companion hunter
To make ‘Robin’ a hunter dog, the auther start training it and Robin responds excellently well. First of all author takes it to his estate which has crowed bushes. There it has encountered with its prey. It also chased the langur that saves itself by climbing up a tree.
The author considers Robin very faithful, sincere, active and reasonable with sharp understanding. It is expert in locating leopord. The author calls it a sincere companion.
6. What is the importance of good manners?
Or, What factors produce good manners?
Or, What does J.C. Hill say about the truth?
Or, Why should you be careful when talking about other people?
Ans. The narrator, J.C.Hill, empasises the importance of manners in human life and advises us some factors which produce good manners in the present essay “Good Manner”. They are as follows- .
(i) The young people should be kind and considerate to make life easy for older people
(ii) The younger people should be polite in their expression from person to person because the same word may carry different meaning for different people.
(iii) In conversation equal opportunity should be given to all the sides because it is never a one way traffic. One who goes on speaking without allowing others to speak is called an ill-mannered fellow.
(iv) Neither one should speak ill of someone behind his back nor it is …safe to speak so because our remarks usually find their way to the person with our name attached.
(v) In a polite society we should not think that only we are right and others are quite wrong.
(vi) Our behaviour must be inspired by compassion, understanding and realization of our limitations. Fellow feelings and kindliness are essential human virtues which make us humble, polite and good mannered to make this world worth living because we may not get another chance to come in this world as human beings.
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