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Class 12 • Literature

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The Last Lesson - Alphonse Daudet

3 hrs 32 mins
13 lessons

Read Alphonse Daudet's "The Last Lesson", and discover the powerful message of resilience and hope in adversity. Get summaries, line-by-line explanations, videos, and quizzes for The Last Lesson and follow the journey of young Franz as he learns the importance of language and culture in a time of great change.

Lost Spring - Anees Jung

5 hrs 40 mins
11 lessons

Lost Spring, Flamingo, Class 12 CBSE English, is a powerful collection of stories by Anees Jung that examines the grinding poverty and traditions that condemn children to a life of exploitation. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for Lost Spring and read about the harsh realities of life in India and Bangladesh and the hope that can be found in even the bleakest of circumstances.

Deep Water - William Douglas

3 hrs 59 mins
13 lessons

Conquer your fear of water with Deep Water, Flamingo, Class 12 CBSE English, a story of one man's journey to overcome his fear of water. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for Deep Water and follow William Douglas' journey as he learns to swim and dives into the depths of the unknown.

The Rattrap - Selma Lagerlöf

5 hrs 24 mins
14 lessons

The Rattrap is Selma Lagerlöf's classic story of a vagabond peddler who is tempted by a bait and finds himself caught in a metaphorical rattrap of his own making. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for the rattrap and follow his journey as he discovers the power of understanding and love to awaken the essential goodness in a human being.

Indigo - Louis Fischer

5 hrs 26 mins
12 lessons

Indigo, Flamingo, Class 12 CBSE English is about Mahatma Gandhi's successful campaign of civil disobedience, resulting in the landlords agreeing to pay the sharecroppers 50% of the money they had illegally taken. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for Indigo and read the story of Gandhi's fight for justice.

Poets and Pancakes - Asokamitran

5 hrs 2 mins
12 lessons

Enjoy the unique story of ‘Poets and Pancakes’, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for poets and pancakes, and learn about the influence of movies on life in India, the make-up process of the Gemini Studios, and the struggles of everyday people in these captivating tales.

The Interview - Christopher Silvester

4 hrs 41 mins
12 lessons

The Interview, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English by Umberto Eco, a professor at the University of Bologna in Italy, is about his philosophical interests, his approach to writing, and the success of his novel The Name of the Rose. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for the interview and learn more about Eco's views on writing, semiotics, and the power of the interview.

Going Places - A.R. Barton

2 hrs 58 mins
10 lessons

Going Places, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English is a modern story by A. R. Barton that explores the theme of adolescent fantasising and hero worship. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for going places and follow Sophie and Jansie as they dream of a better life and navigate the realities of growing up in a small city.

My Mother at Sixty-Six - Kamala Das

2 hrs 24 mins
12 lessons

My Mother at Sixty-Six is a powerful poem by Kamala Das that explores the bittersweet emotions of watching a loved one age. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for My Mother at Sixty-Six and see how the poem captures the beauty of life and the inevitability of death.

Keeping Quiet - Pablo Neruda

2 hrs 16 mins
13 lessons

Pablo Neruda's poem "Keeping Quiet", explores the importance of introspection and creating a sense of understanding among people. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for Keeping Quiet and learn how to take a moment to be still and appreciate the beauty of the world around yourselves.

A Thing of Beauty - John Keats

2 hrs 42 mins
12 lessons

A Thing of Beauty, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English is an imagery-rich poem of all the beauty that surrounds us, in the form of both animate and inanimate objects. Get summaries, videos, quizzes and line-by-line explanations of "A Thing of Beauty" to learn more about the beauty we all take for granted.

A Roadside Stand - Robert Frost

4 hrs 17 mins
14 lessons

A Roadside Stand, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English, captures the essence of the story, highlighting the plight of those who are struggling to make ends meet in the countryside. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for A Roadside Stand and learn how it speaks to the sadness of those who are unable to make a living from the land.

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers - Adrienne Rich

1 hr 58 mins
12 lessons

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers, Class 12, Flamingo, CBSE English is a poem by American poet Adrienne Rich that explores the power dynamics between men and women. Get summaries, line by line explanations, videos, and quizzes for Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers, and learn how, through vivid imagery, Rich paints a picture of Aunt Jennifer's tigers, who are brave and unafraid, in contrast to Aunt Jennifer herself, who is oppressed by her husband's authority.

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