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The Tale of Melon City Summary Class 11th English

The poem The Tale of Melon City is a narrative poem about how a melon, following a custom, was chosen to become the king of a state. It narrates in an amusing tone the events leading to such a situation when no other but a melon was coroneted as the king. The poem begins with the description of a just and peace loving king ruling an ancient state. Once the king planned to construct an arch, spanni...

Birth Summary Class 11th English

The story Birth is an excerpt from The Citadel. It relates how a medical fresher handles a child delivery case in a mysterious way and brings back life in a seemingly dead born child. In doing so he applies his medical text book knowledge as well as intuition. He finds that text book knowledge alone is not sufficient to handle such cases. The story expresses the anxiety and excitement of the docto...

Mother’s Day Summary Class 11th English

Mother’s Day, a play by J. B. Priestley, portraying the status of a mother in a household. Priestly humorously explores the story when Mrs. Pearson, in her forties, stands up for her rights and how her family reacts at this. Mrs. Pearson is very fond of her family and works day and night to support her family member in the best possible manner. However, she is upset at the way she is being treated...

Albert Einstein at School Summary Class 11th English

The father of modern physics, Albert Einstein is famous to have discovered the theory of relativity which marked a revolution in physics. However, how many of us know the fact that in his early school days he was a dull student and got expelled from his school. No teacher liked him and he too, in turn, disliked attending school. This led to the school finally taking a decision in chasing him away....

Ranga’s Marriage Summary Class 11th English

Ranga’s Marriage, by Masti Venkatesh Iyengar, is a story about a boy who returns to his village after receiving education in English medium from Bangalore. The boy is the son of the accountant of the village. They live in the village Hoshali in Mysore. The boy when returns, the whole village floods over him to see if there is any change in his personality. However, to their dismay, he still has th...

The Address Summary Class 11th English

The story The Address is all about the human predicament that follows the war. The story narrates how a daughter goes to her native place in Holland in search of her mother’s belongings after the war. At the beginning of the story, it is narrated how the protagonist was given a cold reception when she went to her native place after the war in search of her mother’s belongings. After ri...

The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse Summary Class 11th English

This is a story of two tribal Armenian boys who belonged to the Garoghlanian tribe. For their family, even in times of extreme poverty nothing could match the importance of honesty. They never did anything wrong and never lied or never even stole anything. The story talks about an incident that revolves around two cousins Aram who is nine years old and Mourad who is thirteen. The world, for Aram, ...

The Browning Version Summary Class 11th English

By Terence Rattigan The Browning Version’ presents a conversation between a lower fifth-grade student, Taplow and Mr Frank, a teacher from the school where Taplow studies. From their conversation, we come to know that Taplow is there to do extra work extra duty as punishment for his teacher, Mr Crocker-Harris. Although we do not see CrockerHarris in the play, we get to know a lot about him t...

The Ailing Planet Summary Class 11th English

By Nani Palkhivala The lesson, ‘The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role’ focuses on the deteriorating health of the Earth because of human being’s growing lust to exploit all its natural resources. A Zoo in Lusaka, Zambia calls the man as the most dangerous animal in this world. Fortunately, the Green movement launched in 1972 has been responsible for a new awareness t...

Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues Summary Class 11th English

By A. R. Williams Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues’ gives an insight into the mystery surrounding the life and death of Tutankhamun, the last teenage ruler of the powerful Pharaoh dynasty that had ruled Egypt for centuries. He was the last of his family’s line, and his funeral brought an end to this powerful dynasty. Not much is known about his family. Tut’s father or grandfat...

We’re Not afraid to Die Summary Class 11th English

We’re Not afraid to Die—If We Can All Be Together Summary by Gordon Cook and Alan East The story, ‘We’re Not afraid to Die-if We Can All Be Together’ is a story of extreme courage and skill exhibited by Gordon Cook, his family and crewmen in a war with water and waves for survival. In July 197 6, the narrator, his wife Mary, son Jonathan and daughter Suzanne set sail from Plymout...

Father to Son Summary Class 11th English

– By Elizabeth Jennings ‘Father to Son’ describes the troubled relationship between a father and his son. The poem talks about generation-gap between the father and the son and voices the father’s pain and helplessness in failing to understand his child. The father wants the same kind of bond with his son as he had when the son was a little child. But now, silence is what s...

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