The Address Summary by Marga Minco | Class 11

Introduction It is the story about a young girl who goes back to the place of her mother’s friend, Mrs. Dorling, to find her old belongings only to find that they do not carry the same value in a different setting with unfamiliar people. The setting of the story is post-WWII and the persecution of … Read more

Going Places Summary by AR Barton

Introduction The story of Going by AK Barton Places revolves around young teenagers and their aspirations. It is a phase of life when the desire to achieve the impossible is unstoppable and thrilling. It is an age where people are most impressionable and take heroes to look up to. Sophie’s Dreams The story recounts Sophie, a … Read more

The Fence Summary by Jose Garcia Villa

Setting The story is set is a desolate place where two nipa huts are the only visible houses. The occupants of both the houses are distant and cold towards each other. Their attitudes reflect the remoteness and emptiness of their location. They have an unyielding fence between them to stay at arm’s length from each … Read more

Journey by Night by Norah Burke Summary

The story Journey by Night by Norah Burke is about Sher Singh, son of Sher Singh Bahadur who was a famous Shikari or hunter. The Illness One day, Sher Singh’s brother Kunwar falls sick while their father is gone on an expedition with some photographers. He complains about an excruciating stomach ache. The family of four … Read more

God Lives in the Panch Summary by Munshi Premchand

Introduction ‘God Lives in the Panch’ is a tale of a relationship between the two protagonists, Jumman Shaikh and Alagu Chowdhary. They have immense faith in each other and share a bond of enduring friendship even though their respective personalities are quite different. The entire village praises their commitment to each other. Background Since childhood, … Read more

The Kabuliwala Summary | Rabindranath Tagore

“Kabuliwala” by Tagore is a tale of heart-rending friendship between a 5-year-old Bengali girl Minnie and an Afghan moneylender, Abdur Rahman or Rahamat. The story beautifully ties a bond of mutual affection and the unconventional relationship between the two. Inception of an Odd Friendship The voice of the story is lent by the father of … Read more

Deep Water Summary by William Douglas

Douglas decided to learn swimming The story “Deep Water” deals with two aspects of life the fear of water and to overcome that fear. It shows how the writer was scared of water since his childhood. To overcome this fear he learned swimming with strong determination and courage. His very first experience was when he … Read more

The Canterville Ghost Summary by Oscar Wilde

Chapter 1 “The Canterville Ghost” starts with the sale of an old British mansion called Canterville Chase to Horace B. Otis, an American minister. Though the prior owner, Lord Canterville, notifies Mr. Otis that the mansion is haunted, Mr. Otis is not feeling terrible and replies with bravery that ghosts do not exist even its … Read more

Character Analysis of Benjamin in Animal Farm

Introduction The novella, Animal Farm was penned down by British author George Orwell and published on August 17, 1945. In her book, British Literature and American Literature (1996), Leila Borges states that this novella portrays the events which led to and which occurred during the Stalin era before World War II. In the novella, the … Read more