The story displays courage and optimism throughout. Waves had also swept off the forestay sail, the jib, the dinghies and the main anchor. Succeeding waves tossed him around the deck like a rag doll. A huge wave hits their boat and the narrator is thrown overboard. Her masts were almost horizontal. Q2 :What has the camera captured? It is in this context, the author says on seeing the lady after twenty years that the embarrassment done to him in the restaurant by the lady was avenged in due course of time as the lady is now only twenty one stone.
Question 3 What lessons do we learn from such hazardous experiences when we are face-to-face with death? Answer: The narrator began his sea voyage in July 1976. They can be put together likeslices of bread tp create three dimensional virtual body. Perhaps they value one crowded hour of glory more than a long uneventful life of sloth and inactivity. What difference did you notice between the reaction of the adults and the children when faced with danger? Answer: The narrator had planned his round the world journey to cover 105,000 kilometres in three years. The author is a humorist. Right from the evening of January 2, Larry and Herb started pumping out water.
Water was gushing in through holes and openings. His daughter Suzanne did not bother him about her head injury. A whole section of the starboard hull was being held up by a few cupboard partitions only. In what context would you use the other meaning? The people who involve themselves in such activities are very well aware of the risk involved in them. He was a majorgod in ancient Egypt. The girls were paddling in the water. Give reasons for the following.
Exercise 5 Question 1 Here are the terms of different kinds of vessels: yacht, boat, canoe, ship, steamer, schooner. She was 12 or so at that time. They find themselves in an extremely fatal and disastrous situation. She did not lose hope or courage either. But as they continue to face bad weather conditions the narrator loses hope. She wore very attractive and colourful dresses befitting the place and occasion. Mary replaced the narrator at the wheel when the deck was smashed, and steered the ship.
Moreover, the importance of common sense, putting continuous efforts to overcome the catastrophe and the significance of being extra cautious and careful are learnt from such hazardous experiences. Then he checked his charts and started searching for an island—lie Amsterdam. Question 2 The following three compound words end in-ship. Do you know which Indian language this word is derived from? What does each of them mean? What is the basis for the comparison? Traditions, rituals and funerary practices must be respected. King Amennotep smashed the images of Amun and closed his temples. Sue expresses her love and gratitude for her parents by making a greeting card. Funerary treasures- The valuable things with which the king was buried were no less than treasures as most of the items were made of pure gold.
Their hand pumps got blocked up with the debris floating around the cabins. Answer: Ile Amsterdam was a very small island made of volcanic rock. Scientific intervention is necessary to unearth buried mysteries. Sue expresses her love and gratitude for her parents by making a greeting card. Her mother is no more now. It is true that sometimes adventures are quite risky and prove fatal.
So he dropped the storm jib and lashed heavy mooring rope in a loop across the stem. They were under great mental stress. He was not afraid to die if all of them perished together. But now we havereconstructed the whole city. Answer There was lot of difference between the way in which the adults and children reacted when faced danger. Another instance of verbal irony in the story is when the author tells the lady that his doctors have absolutely forbidden him to drink champagne.
Why is the image of the engine evoked by the poet? Then he remembered that they had another electric pump under the chart room floor. Though he had lost all hope by then, he did not show it and optimistically told Larry that they would spot the island by about 5 P. However, the island provided them safety from the huge waves of the sea as well as opportunity to repair the damaged ship. Sue had a big bump over her eyes but the children said that they were all right. For example, we know very little about the Indus civilisation.
The author narrates how he was tactfully suggested by a lady to meet her at a high grade restaurant Foyot. Thus, both remember their pasts with a laugh that conceals sadness as none can re-live those lost moments. In the restaurant when the lady started ordering for costly items one after another he could see the irony. Knot stern boom hatch anchor Answer Knot: a interlacing, twining, looping, etc. Answer: The narrator employed two crewmen—American Larry Vigil and Swiss Herb Seigler in order to help them tackle the southern Indian Ocean which is known as one of the roughest seas of the world. Answer: It was a mighty and huge wave.
The third section: The children provide moral support to the narrator and he continues with his efforts. What kind of emotions do these songs usually express? Answer: They were 3,500 kilometres east of Cape Town on 25 December. It was a beautiful 23 metre long, 30 ton wooden-hulled ship. The narrator performed his role as captain with courage, determination, resourcefulness and full responsibility. The stanza depicts a photograph of her mother when she went for a beach holiday with her cousins and uncle.