A Thing of Beauty Summary Class 12th English

Background The poem is based on a Greek legend in which Endymion a handsome young shepherd and poet who lived on Mount Latmos, had a vision of Cynthia, the moon goddess. The enchanted youth resolved to seek her out and so wandered away through the forest and down under the sea. Central Idea Beauty is […]

Keeping Quiet Summary Class 12th English

Introduction The poet talks about the necessity of quiet introspection as it can develop a feeling of mutual understanding among human beings. Theme It is basically an anti-war poem. The poet is deeply concerned about violence, cruelty to animals and plight of manual workers. The poet offers a very simple solution to many of our […]

My Mother at Sixty Six Summary Class 12th English

Central Idea Aging is an important phase of human life. A person enters his childhood, experiences youth when he is full of energy and dreams to have luxury of life. Finally, he approaches his old age and encounters death. Relationship between people becomes stronger at every aspect of life and they can’t bear separation due […]

Going Places Summary Class 12th English

Introduction The theme of this story is adolescent fantasizing and hero worship. It is quite natural for teenagers to have unrealistic dreams especially when their families are not well off. It is because of the fact that the socioeconomic background plays a leading role in the lives of the youths for choosing a particular profession. […]

Indigo Summary Class 12th English

Introduction In this story, Louis describes Gandhi’s struggle for the poor peasants of Champaran who were the sharecroppers with the British planters. They led a miserable life and were forced to grow indigo according to an agreement. They suffered a great injustice due to the landlord system in Bihar. Gandhi waged a war for about […]

The Rattrap Summary Class 12th English

Theme The story is about an old disheartened peddler who is taken in and shown generosity by a young woman. Her generosity and kindness change his bitter attitude towards life. The peddler is a man who has fallen upon misfortune and now resorts to selling rattraps, begging, and thievery. He is very pessimistic about the […]

Deep Water Summary Class 12th English

Introduction In this story, Douglas talks about his fear of water and how he finally overcomes it with strong will Power, courage, hard work and firm determination. Once he took courage, the fear vanished. That Shows most of our fears are baseless. Fear creates dangers where there is none. The writer’s Experiences further confirm the […]

Lost Spring Summary Class 12th

Characters Saheb-e-Alam: A rag picker Mukesh: Son of a bangle maker Introduction The story, “Lost Spring” describes the pitiable condition of poor children who have been forced to miss the joy of childhood due to the socio-economic condition that prevails in this man-made world. These children are denied the opportunity of schooling and forced into […]