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summary of silk road
Guess the meaning of the following words.
In which language are these words found?
In the poem "Childhood "what according to the poem is involved in the process of growing up?
In the Poem "The Voice of the Rain " There are 2 voices. Who do they belong to? Which lines indicate this?
what is Kora in Silk road
The summary of the poem "Father and Son" is missing.
The purpose of the author’s journey to Mount Kailash.
The article has been titled ‘Silk Road.’
From the poem Father To Son,what does the line - ''nothing of him so try to build up a relationship from how he was when small.Yet have i killed the seed i spent or sown it where the land is his and none of mine?'' mean. :D
The author was disappointed with Darchen.
Tibetan mastiffs were popular in China’s imperial courts.
The author’s experience at Hor was in stark contrast to earlier accounts of the place.
The sensitive behaviour of hill-folk.
Tsetan’s support to the author during the journey.
The author’s meeting with Norbu.
The author’s physical condition in Darchen.
“As a Buddhist, he told me, he knew that it didn’t really matter if I passed away, but he thought it would be bad for business.”
The accounts of exotic places in legends and the reality.
The reasons why people willingly undergo the travails of difficult journeys.
Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.
cairn of rocks
Explain the use of the adjectives in the following phrases
(i) shaggy monsters
(ii) brackish lakes
(iii) rickety table
(iv) hairpin bend
(v) rudimentary general stores
The narrative has many phrases to describe the scenic beauty of the mountainside like:
A flawless half-moon floated in a perfect blue sky.
Scan the text to locate other such picturesque phrases.
The author thought that his positive thinking strategy worked well after all.
Notice the kind of English Tsetan uses while talking to the author. How do you think he picked it up?
describe the town tour
What do the following utterances indicate?
(i)“I told her, through Daniel ...”
(ii)“It’s a cold,” he said finally through Tsetan.
can you explain the 9th stanza?
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