We have compiled solutions and summaries for all the chapters (poetry and prose) of BSEM Class 9 English Literature for students studying under the Manipur Board. To access the answers for each chapter, click on the provided link under the respective chapter.
|Thank You Ma’am
|The Princess Who Wanted
|The Taste of An Hilsa
|The Rice Cakes
|Abou Ben Adhem
|Spring the Sweet Spring
|I Remember, I Remember
|A Dawn Song
About BSEM Class 9 English Literature textbook
The textbook of Class 9 English Literature for the students of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BSEM) aims to provide a comprehensive selection of literary works to meet the developmental and educational needs of fourteen to fifteen-year-olds.
The textbook encompasses stories and poems from both classical and contemporary authors. The carefully curated collection covers a diverse range of themes and literary styles. For example, D.H. Lawrence’s emotive tale “Adolf” explores bonds between humans and animals. Meanwhile, Langston Hughes’s “Thank You Ma’am” examines kindness and compassion. Accompanying exercises promote critical analysis and engagement.
Additional highlights include James Thurber’s imaginative narrative “The Princess Who Wanted the Moon,” which introduces storytelling craft and literary fantasy. The anthology also surveys various poetic forms and techniques.
Structurally, each chapter features introductory context, the literary text itself, annotations on vocabulary and terms, as well as a glossary. Targeted questions and activities are designed to test comprehension, cultivate analytical faculties and encourage personal responses.
Written with clarity and focus, the textbook builds literary appreciation alongside language proficiency. The broad selection of artistic works provides both aesthetic value and moral education. The anthology aims to intellectually engage and prepare young minds.
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