Should Wizard Hit Mommy – John Updike

Children have to respect their parents and at the most obey them and admire them but there are chances when parents take wrong decisions and children happen to question them.

On the Face of It – Susan Hill

Ever since Derry had his wonderful face burnt with acid, he began to run away from people, places, crows and from himself. He was advised by his mother not to everyone in their new neighborhood. In spite of warnings he met someone - his door to a new world!

Going Places – AR Barton

Sophie belonged to a poor British family but she could not accept the fact. She lived in a world of dreams and lies. By telling such lies and discussing her plans with friends like Jancy, she enjoyed Going to her Dreamy Worlds!

Indigo – Louis Fischer

When Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi went to Champaran to solve the distress suffered by the poor peasants there, little did he know that it was his way to become the nation's most celebrated leader after Ashoka, Chandragupta Mourya and Akbar. What was his mission in Champaran? Was he successful?

Keeping Quiet – Pablo Neruda

We will introspect by diving deep into the abyss of our dark minds and find out great happiness that we have never experienced in our lives. We will then accept our limitations like the salt-gatherer, we will then stop harming others, we will finally cease to be selfish. Thus we will start shedding our ego which is in other words, our feeling of ‘I.’ Shedding of one’s EGO or ‘I’ness’ is what the poet means by, ‘I will Go!’

A Thing of Beauty – John Keats

There are times in lives when we go without any direction, any happiness, any friend, any expectation. Just darkness inside and outside. Loneliness. John Keats asks us to hear the voice of the beautiful things.

Rattrap – Selma Lagerloff

A peddler who hated rich people for their being rude with him was once respected and treated as an Army captain. It was all a matter of misunderstanding but for the peddler it was an opportunity to change his life and attitude.

An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum – Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender presents the sad face of an elementary school in a poor country. The children are poverty stricken, their lessons are what they do not need and their teacher is a greedy businessman.

Tiger King – Kalki

Story of an Indian king who pledged to kill 100 tigers to challenge his fate. When he was 10 days old (or 10 days new) an astrologer predicted his death at the hands of a tiger.


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