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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): The Fun They Had
Introduction to the chapter The Fun They Had: The protagonist of the story is Margie. She is an eleven-year-old girl. On the night of May 17, 2157, she keeps a diary. Margie makes an entry in her diary at the time, stating, “Tommy found a real book,” which she finds strange because real books did not exist in her time. Only telebooks are available. As a result, books in the form of print on paper are becoming extinct, and Margie is taken aback when she sees a real book.
SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): The Road not Taken
Introduction to the poem The Road not Taken: The poem “The Road Not Taken” is well-known for its themes of making life decisions. We become who we are as a result of the decisions we make. In the poem, the road represents our lives, and the path we do not take is referred to as “the road not taken.” The poet describes his life experience and says that a long time ago, he had two options. He’d decided on one and was putting it into action. He is now powerless to change his mind. The message of the poet is that the choices we make have a significant impact on our future. If we make the wrong decision, we can’t go back in time and change our minds.
SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): Evelyn Glennie Listens to Sound Without Hearing It
Introduction to Sound of Music Part I Evelyn Glennie Listens to Sound Without Hearing It: Evelyn was born in 1965 in Scotland and started losing her hearing at the age of eight owing to slow nerve damage. By the age of eleven, she had completely lost her hearing function. She had been deaf since she was a child, but she refused to allow her impairment to define her, and she was committed to pursuing her love of music. She began by playing the drums while standing barefoot and sensing tones through her various body parts. At the age of sixteen, Evelyn applied for the Royal Academy of Music and was accepted after getting one of the top grades in the institution’s history.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan
Introduction to Sound of Music Part II The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan: Bismillah Khan, the world’s most famous shehnai exponent, is the subject of “The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan.” Ustad Bismillah Khan was born on March 21, 1916, into a musical family with a long history. Bismillah Khan got his big break when All India Radio was founded in Lucknow, and he rose to notoriety swiftly. From atop the Red Fort on August 15, 1947, Ustad Bismillah Khan was the first to greet the country after independence. He garnered various awards and plaudits for his artistry, ingenuity, and expertise with the shehnai.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Introduction to The Lake Isle of Innisfree: Yeats makes a decision at the start of this poem. He’s chosen to visit Innisfree, a place he adores, to get away from contemporary life and all of the craziness it can bring. Then Yeats goes on to explain what Innisfree is all about. He makes the decision to live in a wattle and clay cottage. He wants a bean-growing garden with nine rows, as well as a beehive for honey production.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): A Legend of the Northland
Introduction to A Legend of the Northland: The poem is about a little woman who was punished by Saint Peter for refusing to give him any of the cakes she had baked. Saint Peter comes to the tiny woman’s hut after travelling across the globe. She was so cautious that she didn’t offer him the piece of cake she was already eating because she believed it was too huge and costly. While preparing the smallest and thinnest of cakes, she feared the cake was too large to give away for free. The woman’s behaviour enrages Saint Peter, who curses her and turns her into a woodpecker.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): My Childhood
Introduction to A Legend of My CHildhood: Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, one of the world’s best scientists, is the author of “My Childhood” which has the elements of harmony and discrimination, tradition and change. Kalam considers himself lucky to have been born into a middle-class Tamil household with parents who were endowed with remarkable intrinsic wisdom and generosity of heart. They also made sure Kalam and his siblings had a financially and emotionally stable childhood by eschewing all unnecessary luxuries.
SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): No Men are Foreign
Introduction to No Men are Foreign: ‘No Men Are Foreign’ is a lovely poem that sends a message of peace and unity to all people and nations around the world. According to the poet, no man is strange in this world, and no country is foreign. We all share the same soul. It’s important to remember that our awake, sleeping and loving eyes are all the same. It’s important to remember that hating others means hating ourselves.
SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): The Bond of Love
Introduction to The Bond of Love: Bruno or Baba, a baby sloth bear, was rescued by the author after his mother was shot. After being cared for and loved by the narrator’s wife, he develops a strong attachment toward her. Bruno has fun and curiosity-filled days with his adopted family, but his inquisitive nature gets him into trouble twice. On both occasions, he consumes items that were not intended for him. And one time, he nearly kills himself but is saved by a timely intervention from a veterinarian.
SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): A Slumber did my Spirit Seal
Introduction to A Slumber did my Spirit Seal: William Wordsworth penned “A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal” after the loss of his beloved Lucy. The poet says in the beginning that the death of a special someone has locked his spirit, maybe choking his drive to achieve anything or even live, because he feels her loss so strongly. The three lines after that indicate when the person was alive. Because she appeared to be ageless to him, he had never thought, let alone feared, that she would die.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Beehive): A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar
Introduction to A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar: ‘A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar,’ by Srutimala Duara, introduces readers to Assam’s rich history, culture, and natural heritage. Lohit and Trisha, two young youngsters, explore the Kaziranga National Park and the old town of Sivasagar. Despite the fact that they did not spot any tigers, they were informed that Kaziranga National Park has the highest tiger population of any protected region in the world and was designated as a Tiger Reserve in 2006.
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SEBA, TBSE Class 9 English (Moments) Supplementary Reader
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