Summary – Oops! How’s That Again? | Magic of Words

Summary Oops Hows That Again Magic of Words

Unit – 4: HumourChapter 2: Oops! How’s That Again? [Roger Rosenblatt] Summary People do multiple mistakes while using verbal language. Verbal errors create misunderstandings and negative effects upon the listeners. So, humorously Rosenblatt mucks over the human follies created through spoken language. Rosenblatt categorizes verbal errors into four different groups. The first one is ‘public … Read more

Summary – Concrete Cat | Magic of Words

Summary Concrete Cat Magic of Words

Unit – 4: HumourChapter 1: Concrete Cat [Dorthi Charles] Summary ‘Concrete Cat’ is an example of a concrete poem. This is a visual poem for the eye. Poet Dorthy gives priority to physical appearance, not for ideas or emotions. So, she reduced language but tries to convey a message. In this poem, the poet may … Read more

Summary – The Nightmare Life Without Fuel | Magic of Words

Summary The Nightmare Life Without Fuel Magic of Words

Unit – 3: Ecology and EnvironmentChapter 2: The Nightmare Life Without Fuel [Isaac Asimov] Summary “The nightmare life without fuel” depicts the American situation of the 1990s. Through this essay, Isaac Asimov shows the destructive effect of the fuel crisis. He says that life has been using natural resources haphazardly and in the recent future, … Read more

Summary – The Poplar Field | Magic of Words

Summary The Poplar Field

Unit – 3: Ecology and EnvironmentChapter 1: The Poplar Field [W. Cowper] Summary “The Poplar Field” is about the protection of ecology and the environment. In this poem, William Cowper suggests us to conserve natural beauty for human pleasure. The poem is popular for its celebration of the rural and its nostalgic tone. William Cowper … Read more

Summary – The Three Day Blow | Magic of Words

Summary The three day blow

Unit-2: Men, Women and ChildrenChapter 5: The Three Day Blow [Ernest Welty] Summary “The Three Day Blow” is a Dramatic story that presents ys a conversation between two young boys Nick and Bill. They talk about different subject matters like baseball player writers, own fathers, and nick’s girlfriend. This story is an analogy between the … Read more

Summary – A Worn Path | Magic of Words

Summary A worn path

Unit-2: Men, Women and ChildrenChapter 4: A Worn Path [Eudora Welty] Summary ‘A Worn Path’ is a story of an old courageous woman Phoenix Jackson, who loves her grandson very much, so, goes to the city to take medicine for his treatment. Jackson shows her unconscious heroism because she crosses multiple obstacles in her long … Read more

Look At A Teacup – Summary | Magic of Words

Summary Look at a teacup

Unit-2: Men, Women and ChildrenChapter 3: Look At A Teacup [Patricia Hampl] Summary ‘Look at a teacup’ depicts the effect of II world war and cultural change in the post-war period. Description of art, loss of faith in marriage and gap in attitude are the major concern of this story. The teacup is the symbol … Read more

Summary – Speaking of Children | Magic of Words

Summary speaking children

Unit-2: Men, Women and Children Chapter-2: Speaking of Children [Barbara Holland] Summary Barbara Holland supports the view of having a single child for a happy life. Through her essay ‘Speaking of children’, she suggests all give birth only one child for a happy family. Barbara says that one child is like an organ of own … Read more