Tuesday, 5 May 2020

AHSEC | | Class 11 English | Father To Son Notes | Important Questions Answers | Hornbill

AHSEC | FATHER TO SON NOTES | BY ELIZABETH JENNINGS | CLASS 11 | ENGLISH | HORNBILL 


AHSEC | | Class 11 English | Father To Son Notes | Important Questions Answers | Hornbill
FATHER TO SON NOTES | ENGLISH | CLASS 11

(A) SHORT ANSWER TYPE (Marks 2/3)

(a) What is the father’s greatest wish for his son? [H.S. 2015] AHSEC | QUESTION PAPER | ENGLISH

Answer: The growing age has created a difference of opinion between the father and the son. As a result, the relationship between them is at stake. The child is born to his design, but the child has developed his own ideology. But now the father wishes that their differences and mismatch of ideology must be removed. They have to live on the same globe and he wishes to forgive his son. 

(B) ESSAY TYPE QUESTION 

Silence surrounds us. I would have 
Him prodigal, returning to
………………… 
Shaping from sorrow a new love.

(a) Why does the father say that silence surrounds them?
Answer: The father says that silence surrounds them because with the growing age the son has developed a difference of opinion between the father and the son. 

(b) Does the speaker want his son belong to a different world?
Answer: No, the speaker does not want his son belong to a different world. Rather he wants a reconciliation of their thinking.

(c) What can be shaped out of sorrow?
Answer: Out of sorrow a new bond of love can be shaped out which is nothing but reconciliation of the relationship between the father and the son. 

(d) Find a word in the passage that means “extravagant”.

Answer: Extravagant – prodigal 

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