Found 225 Articles for Class 8

The Great Stone Face I

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 02-Jan-2023 15:21:13


Chapter Summary “The Great Stone Face-I” is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, explaining the life and livelihood of a person named Ernest. The man resides in a beautiful valley. In the story, the valley has been described as an ordinary town with specialities. The significance of the valley highlights some local Rocky Mountains. The rocks of the mountains are arranged in such a way that they all resemble a benevolent face and wise face from afar. Ernest gets fascinated by this benevolent face a lot, as his mother explains to him, the person who resembles the great stone ... Read More

A Visit to Cambridge

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 23-Aug-2023 10:13:38


Chapter Summary The story “A Visit to Cambridge” describes the conversation between two extraordinary people. The common pattern of both people is that both were physically disabled. The name of The author is Firdaus Kanga, who is a journalist and writer from Mumbai. It is the description story of the author regarding his visit to Cambridge University in England and found the opportunity to meet and interview Stephen Hawking. The entire story elaborates on the exchange of ideas between both. This storyline presents Hawking’s opinion regarding his disability, which could not restrict him to achieve anything great. The vital factor ... Read More

A Short Monsoon Diary

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 28-Dec-2022 17:15:52


Chapter Summary The story “A Short Monsoon Diary” is an extracted version from the dairy of Ruskin Bond. This chapter elaborates on how the author experiences his monsoon days in Mussoorie. The rainy days on the hills make the author more amazed. The character Bijju is expressing the monsoon experience and one can see birds, leopards, and leeches in Mussoorie. The dairy of Ruskin Bond shares day-wise experience and the flora and fauna during the monsoon in Mussoorie. The storyline also shares the experience of witnessing different animals and birds. It also adds how the mist changes the experience of ... Read More

Glimpses of The Past

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 28-Dec-2022 16:24:45


Chapter Summary “Glimpses of the Past Summary” is a story which initiates with the events of 1757 under the British Raj in India. The situation of the Indians has been described in this chapter during the span of around 100 years, from 1757 to 1857. British rulers take the advantage of the situation of the social conditions when the princes of different states were busy fighting with each other. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was one of those who took different steps to reform Indian society during that period. The unity of the Indian princes lacks and it made the British ... Read More

Bepin Choudhury’s Lapse of Memory

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 28-Dec-2022 14:42:27


Chapter Summary Bepin Choudhury's Lapse of Memory is a story about a man who has lost a particular memory of an event that took place a few years back in his life. After meeting his friend Chunilal, Bepin Choudhury starts becoming confused about his trip to Ranchi as Chunilal narrates to him a series of events that are completely new to him. Despite having a sharp memory, Bepin Choudhury starts worrying about those events and eventually gets convinced about his lapse of memory. Image Coming soon The story takes an unexpected turn when Bepin Choudhury pays a visit to Ranchi ... Read More