One of my professional mentor once said, “Poetry and literary analysis is intellectual debris.” Review is our personal approach and real character is an author’s creativity. I cannot ignore the notion of the characterization that is being portrayed to students through multiple channels. Students, in specific, cannot think at an intellectual level. His approach is imitated from the approach of teacher. These aren’t raindrops falling from the sky, they are new coins.
For Anne Gregory is the last poem in the Book First Flight Class 10th. This poem is conversational poem between the poet and Anne Gregory. Poem is discussing about the true love. In this whole world, love and admiration is only for outer things. Poet is discussing about true love. For Anne Gregory is written by W. B. Yeats [William Butler Yeats]. He was an Irish Poet and author. He won Nobel Prize for exceptional work in English Literature.
The Tale of Custard the Dragon is the 10th poem of the book First Flight Class 10th. This is a humorous poem. This is the longest poem in Class 10th English poem syllabus. But it is very interesting to read about different pets of Belinda. This poem has very much to offer for examinations point of view. Student must take the objective approach to learn the poem. This poem was written by Ogden Nash [Frederic Ogden Nash].
The Trees is the 8th poem in the book First Flight Class 10th. This is one of the poems in the class X where strong symbolism of trees are used to address feminine issues by the poet. It is addressing that women have regained their strength and now they are ready to fulfill their desires. It is written by Adrienne Rich [Adrienne Cecile Rich]. She is an American author, essayist and profound feminist author in early 20th century.
It was written by Walt Whitman, An American Poet. This poem is written in Free Verse – no rhyme pattern and metrical metres are present in this poem. It is stated that human birth is a gift by nature but Walt Whitman broke this notion and wants to be like animal. This may sound strange but his arguments in the poem are enough to prove his statement correct. Taken from Song of Myself from Leaves of Grass, Non-Conformist approach of the poet is also viable in this poem.
Fog is the 9th poem in the book First Flight Class 10th. This is a very small poem, full of insight and intellectual message. Poet uses symbolism to convey a powerful message, in this poem too, poet used Fog as a symbol. It is written by Carl Sandburg [Carl August Sandburg] an American author. He won Pulitzer Prizes three times & this is a record. He was also renowned for writing biography of Abraham Lincoln. This poem ‘Fog’ is 6 lines long poem carrying only 2 periods.
Student can read the that article for explanatory purpose. This poem is written by Robin Klien [Robin McMaugh Klein]. She is an Australian author of books for children. In this poem, there are twenty-five lines in which each of the 4 stanzas spoken by mother follow AABA rhyme pattern while each of the 3 stanzas spoken by Amanda follow AAA rhyme pattern. Major theme is about challenges of how to handle an adolescent and growing girl.
The Ball Poem is the fifth poem from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This is a poem that needs an intellectual approach not only from the teacher but also form the student. This poem has a message to understand the real life without any fantasy or fallacy. This poem has discussed a naked but profound truth. This poem is written by John Berryman and he was an American Poet. This poem is 18 lines long in a single paragraph without any rhyme pattern i.e. Free Verse.
How to Tell Wild Animals is the 4th poem from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This poem is telling us about various animals in a humorous way. Just by a simple reading, reader can identify the dangerous ways to identify an animals. I guess no one is going to use those method and this instance made this poem funny as well. It is written by Carolyn Wells. She was an American Writer and Poet. Rhyme scheme of this poem is ababcc.
A Tiger in the Zoo is the third poem from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This poem is beautifully portraying the contrast of lives of two tigers. First tiger is in Jungle and second tiger is in the Zoo. Major theme of this poem is to depict the mental condition of the caged tiger. In this poem, there is a beautiful contrast of 2 tigers. Villagers feel scared by the sight of a wild tiger but they buy a ticket to see the caged tiger. Important summary points are discussed here.
Fire and Ice is the second poem from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This poem was also written by Robert Frost. He was an American Poet. In his poetry, we generally find the instances of nature and its beauty.9 lines long poem has two paragraphs i.e. four lines in first paragraph and 5 lines in second paragraph. Its rhyme pattern is abaa & ababa in 1st and 2nd paragraph respectively. Major summary points are here with complete details.
Dust of Snow is the first poem from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This poem was written by Robert Frost. He was an American Poet. In his poetry, we generally find the instances of nature and its beauty. 8 lines long poem has two paragraphs i.e. four lines in each paragraph. Its rhyme pattern is abab in both the paragraphs. Major theme of Dust of Snow is nature itself. How nature is capable to cure all ailments of human is the principal theme discussed.
The proposal is the 11th & the last Chapter from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This is one of the chapters from the Class X English Core that is a one act play. This is a type of Ruritanian play. In this article, we will analyze this chapter from Board Examination point of view. This play is written by Anton Chekov and he is a Russian Playwright. Generally marriage is depicted as some form of romance and ecstasy but a completely different approach is seen here.
The Sermon at Benares is the 10th Chapter from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This is one of the chapters from the Class X English Core that is dealing with Buddhist Wisdom and an ideology that can keep a person away from sorrow. In this article, we will analyze this chapter from Board Examination point of view. Source of this chapter is Betty Renshaw, Values and Voices: A College Reader (1975). This short story depicts the pain of a mother who had lost his only son.
Madam Rides the Bus is the 9th Chapter from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This is one of the chapters from the Class X English Core that is dealing with children and their dreams. In this article, we will analyze this chapter from Board Examination point of view. Written by Vallikkannan – this beautiful short story depicts the different moods and mental swings of a child named Valliammai through a short bus journey. A child fantasy and his curiosity is major theme.
Mijbil the Otter is the 8th Chapter from the Book First Flight Class 10th. This is one of the chapters from the Class X English Core that is dealing with animals. Madam Rides the Bus is another chapter having an instance of a cow in the chapter. Mijbil the Otter is written by Gavin Maxwell. He is a Scottish Writer and very fond of animals. This is his personal viewpoints on animals especially Otter. Otter is usually not a pet in ordinary household. But he made An Otter his pet animal.
Glimpses of India is the 7th Chapter from the Book First Flight Class 10th. We will analyze the 3 parts of this chapter from board examination point of view. Glimpses from India comprises different chapters. Theme of A Baker from Goa is to depict the Portuguese heritage of Goa. How Impact of those ancient days are still prevailing in the ordinary lives of Konkani People is also a major theme. In Coorg, We can witness the beauty, serenity, flora & fauna of the place.
The Hundred Dresses I & II is the 5th & 6th chapter from the book First Flight in class 10th. We will analyze this short story from board examination viewpoints. It was written by El Bsor Ester. She was an American children’s author and a children’s librarian. She was awarded with Newfry Medal. This story is her real life experience. Major theme of this chapter is a discrimination and judgmental attitude of people towards others.