NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English covers all the questions given in the NCERT book. You can study and download these question and their solutions free from this page. These solutions are solved by our specialists at, that will assist all the students of respective boards, including CBSE, who follows NCERT; with tackling all the questions easily. We give chapter wise complete solutions for your straightforwardness.

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Flamingo - Poetry

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Flamingo - Poetry covers all the questions given in the NCERT book. You can study and download these question and their solutions free from this page. These solutions are solved by our specialists at, that will assist all the students of respective boards, including CBSE, who follows NCERT; with tackling all the questions easily. We give chapter wise complete solutions for your straightforwardness.

  • Chapter 1 My Mother at Sixty - Six

    The poem starts when the poet is on her way to cochin airport with her old mother, she looks at her and is worried about her mother. She compares her with a corpse. Her mother has aged and her face appears to be colourless, pale and wan face. She has stuck in the fear of loosing her. The poet feels pain and when she looked outside the window, she saw sprinted tress alongside the merrily playing children which symbolizes life, youth, vitality and energy. The poet reminds that when she was a child and her mother was young , and she fears of loosing her for short time but now she knows that she will loose her forever.

  • Chapter 2 An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum

    The poets here described the life of slum children. In the stanza 1 the poet says the poet metaphorically explains that the lives of slum children are different from normal lives. In the stanza 2 poet described the description of class. He says the walls of the classroom are of white-yellowish colour which symbolizes their dull future. And in stanza 3 he described Shakespeare as wicked, the map as a bad example, which tempts slum children to steal. Slums are considered as cramped holes because they only surrounded with dirtiness and slum. In the stanza 4, he seeks for governor, inspector, visitor to bring some changes in the lives of slum children. And make their world beautiful as a normal people have.

  • Chapter 3 Keeping Quiet

    Through this poem the poet wants to convey a message of peace and togetherness. He starts the poem by counting up to 12 which symbolizes the 12 month of the calendar or 12 hours of the clock. In the stanza first, he says we should keep quiet and still and don’t speak different languages because silence doesn’t have any language and will create peace and unity among us and by not moving our hands will leads to no destructions. In the stanza second, he says that it will be rare condition when there will be no rush, no sounds of engines when everyone will be calm and quiet, united with each other. In the stanza third, The poets wants from us to not damage our environment by deforestation, mining, and putting green chemical waste into the water bodies. In the fourth stanza, poet wants to clear that by stop saying anything or doing anything doesn’t mean that we will be a non-active person. In the stanza fifth, he gives an example of nature that when season changes it brings lots of changes like in winter season the water bodies becomes freeze and tress shed their leaves but when spring comes it gives lives to new blossoms and nature.

  • Chapter 4 A Thing of Beauty

    A thing of beauty can be anything which gives us everlasting joy. In the stanza 1, Poet says a thing of beauty is a joy which gives us pleasure and its loveliness increases and gives us an everlasting joy, and never passes into nothingness that means it will never leave us. And then he says a bower quiet for us means that a thing of beauty is a just like a shed of a tree which provides us inner peace and helps to get a sweet sleep and dreams, and will keep our health good. In the stanza2, in spite of despondence or disappointments there is lack of good people or noble natures which helps us without being selfish and there are some gloomy days or bad days which makes us unhealthy and in the hurry of achieving our goal we takes darkened ways or wrong ways and yes in spite of all these bad things, a thing of beauty takes away all these sadness and dark spirits. In the stanza 3, poet says that the sun, the moon, old and new trees, provides shades for sheep and considered them a thing of beauty. And such are daffodils (flowers) which lives in the green world, and the small and clear water streams makes their own shelter, rills or ways which helps them to not let them evaporate in the hot season are considered as a thing of beauty. In the stanza 4, all the lovely tales of mighty deaths we have heard or read, is a thing of beauty which is just like a endless fountain of immortal drink which pours a happiness in our life and make life like a heaven.

  • Chapter 5 A Roadside Stand

    In the poem A Roadside Stand, Frost presents the lives of poor deprived people with pitiless clarity and with the deepest sympathy and humanity. In the stanza 1, poet tells us about the poor farmers who put their shed on the roadside to sell their goods and some money. And they want to catch the eye of people who travels from that road to sell their things. In the stanza 2, poet says about the rich people that they don’t even sea their stalls or sheds and ignores them. In the stanza 3, the poet says that he don’t have problem that the scenery is blemishing but he have some soft corner for the poor people that they have set their shed here far from cities to earn some money and live a life like that they see in movies with happiness. In the 4th stanza, in this stanza poet tells us about a news in which he read that the poor farmers will be shifted to the markets by government but he worries that the bad and powerful people will not let poor farmers live there happily, and will torture them and will make their conditions as before. In the stanza 5, poet says that the whole day poor farmers waits for a customer to buy something or ask price of their goods from them. But everyone ignores them. In the stanza 6, poet says that if India have money and in under developing country but farmers don’t care about that because there is no beneficial plans for them.

  • Chapter 6 Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

    The poem addresses the constraints of married life a women experiences. In the stanza1, Aunt Jennifer made some tigers prancing (jumping forward with confidence) on the screen of embroidery and they have bright marks on their body and running in jungle. They don’t fear of the men or hunters and smoothly runs there with bravery and confidence. In the stanza2, Aunt Jennifer’s fingers are shaking while embroidering and even finding difficult to pull ivory needle through the cloth. The task is difficult due to her husband’s heavy wedding ring which she is wearing in her finger here it symbolizes that her marriage is a burden for her and she is not happy with her marriage life which made her life miserable and she is not able to do such an easy work of pulling needle. And she wants to be like a tiger which symbolize bravery and fearlessness. In the stanza3, when Aunt will be dead at that time her terrified hand would be still ringed or she would be still surrounded by ordeals or bad experiences that she had gone through. And when she will die her tigers which she had made on the cloth will still move with bravery and fearlessly and proudly.

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Vistas

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Vistas covers all the questions given in the NCERT book. You can study and download these question and their solutions free from this page. These solutions are solved by our specialists at, that will assist all the students of respective boards, including CBSE, who follows NCERT; with tackling all the questions easily. We give chapter wise complete solutions for your straightforwardness.

  • Chapter 1 The Third Level

    The Third Level is story which shows the intersection of space and time. The story shows how the Charley assumes third level which was present in 1890’s but now. The story weaves together a psychological journey of the narrator into past, present and moves towards future. When Charley went to Grand Central Station to take his train to Galesburg but he missed his train from first level and then he again missed the train from second level. So accidently he found another way leading him to the third level where he noticed that the brass spittoons, flickering gas light, and everyone dressed like 1890’s just like old fashion. He found the news paper which was showing the date of the year 1894. And then he went to ticket counter to buy ticket but his currency it was different and he was told by the clerk that they will put him behind the bars so he rushed to change his currency into older currency but when he came back he found there was no third level it was all his imagination. His wife was worried about him so he took him to the psychiatrist friend. He refuses to believe on Charley’s experience and said that it is a waking wish dream fulfillment as he could not face the modern world which is full of fear, insecurity, war worry, stamp collection a refuge from reality. One day he found and letter which was mailed to his grandfather on July 18, 1894 by his friend Sam. However the first day covers have blank papers in them, but this one contained a letter. Sam was the psychiatrist friend. And this incident was just his imagination as he didn’t find peace in the present time as he was getting in the 1890’s which was free of worry, fear and insecurities.

  • Chapter 2 The Tiger King

    The story is about of a king of Pratibandapuram. The author used some satire and humors in the story to catch the reader’s eye. When the king was 10 days old the astrologer predicted that he would be killed by a tiger. So suddenly the 10days old infant spoke and said “let the tigers beware”. So everyone got shocked after listen the thing then the astrologer said he would be killed by 100th tiger. Due to this incident he was known with the name of “The Tiger King”. So when he grew up he killed all the tigers of his kingdom and he said to astrologer that if he could kill 100th tiger then he will punish astrologer then the astrologer said if he had proven wrong then he would cut his all hairs. Everyone in his kingdom was obeying his orders in his fear. To show his superiority and power of money he gave 50 diamond rings to foreigner lady. So to satisfy his fantasy he killed all the tigers. So when all the tigers were killed from his kingdom so he married a princess whose kingdom got the maximum number of tigers. And continued to killing 99th tiger so when final time came he planned a lot. He planned as the tiger will come he will immediately shoot him. But when he shot the tiger the bullet was missed but the tiger was killed by the sound of the bullet and tiger thought he killed and 100th tiger and started celebrating. His minions knew that he didn’t kill the tiger but they didn’t speak the truth due to the fear of king. In the legacy of killing the 100th tiger he went to a shop and bought a wooden tiger. And the shopkeeper sold that at higher price due to his fear. Nut later a small sliver of wooden tiger pricked in his which infected his whole body and later no doctor was able to cure him and he died. So due to this incident the tiger king was killed by a tiger toy but not the real tiger.

  • Chapter 3 Journey to the end of the Earth
  • Chapter 4 The Enemy

    The story is the scenario of backdrop of the Second World War. The story starts with the introduction of a famous Dr Sadao who was a surgeon and a scientist too whose specialty was in curing the wounds. His house was built on a spot of the Japanese coast. The low, square stone house was set upon rocks well above a narrow beach that was outlined with bent pipes. He studied at America where he met Hana and got married her. One day they found a fainted white man wounded by a bullet on his back laying down near sea shore. He was a prisoner who had escaped from the jail. They was confused in what to do with him so later his profession makes him sympathetic towards him and decided to cure him. Their servants refused to help them cleaning the wound of enemy so Hana cleaned his wounds and completed all his needs to be recovered. She was a kind human and was sympathetic towards the enemy just due to her duty and love towards her husband. She wanted to support her husband. Their servants were loyal and timid.

  • Chapter 5 Should Wizard hit Mommy

    The story strongly raises the different perspective of two generations. The main focus of story is on two characters a father and her daughter. The chapter captures a very sensitive reaction of a small girl to an important aspect of the story that her father narrates to her. The story completely highlights the worldview of a little child to a difficult moral question that shows her mental or psychological richness. Jo or Joanne is a little girl who is 4 years old, who used to hear stories from her father every night before bed time. Her father used narrate new story every night with slight variations in previous stories. The story is always connected with an animal. This time it was the story of Roger Skunk who was a very obedient child but he feels very sad because he smells so awful due to which no one wants to come closer to him. And his friends don’t play with him as he smells so bad. One day he visited to wizard who gave him a new fragrance of rose which he really likes and everyone was started playing with him. But roger’s mother does not like the change. For her, Roger was better off with his original smell. So, she went to wizard and hit him on his head and asked her to give Skunk’s original smell back. And Roger accepted his mother’s decision and other children get used to of his smell and don’t complain about it anymore.

  • Chapter 6 On the face of it
  • Chapter 7 Evans Tries an O-level
  • Chapter 8 Memories of Childhood

    The memories of childhood shows the major discrimination from which many people suffer in all over the world. The story had two characters Zitkala-sa and Bama and is divided into two parts. In the part one, it is the story of Zitkala-sa who shares what she had suffered in her childhood. She highlights on her first day experience at the Carlisle Indian School. Zitkala SA’s first day at school was bad. It was difficult for her to follow their cultures and she felt pressure on her to wear clothes that were not reputable in her culture. At the breakfast table they had to follow some rules from which she was unknown. At the breakfast table they had to pull chair at the first bell. But Zitkala sat down while others were kept on standing. At second bell everyone had to sit down. But Zitkala kept on standing on second bell. Due to these mistakes she felt humiliations. And later on when another bell rang she didn’t do anything to avoid any other mistakes. Her friend told her that she have to cut her hairs then she was afraid of that so she get hide into the beds but she was forcefully dragged and they shingled her hairs. She tried a lot to resist the action but she failed and lost her hairs. Due to this type of cruelty she was afraid and started missing her home.

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Flamingo

NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English - Flamingo covers all the questions given in the NCERT book. You can study and download these question and their solutions free from this page. These solutions are solved by our specialists at, that will assist all the students of respective boards, including CBSE, who follows NCERT; with tackling all the questions easily. We give chapter wise complete solutions for your straightforwardness.

  • Chapter 1 The Last Lesson

    The story “The last lesson” is being narrated by a school boy named “Franz”, who is a very lazy boy, and likes to play. One day he was going to school and was worried about the questions on the participles which would be asked to him by his teacher named Mr.Hamel who is very cranky in nature. Franz don’t like his teacher in the way to his school he saw a bulletin-board full of bad news. He was amazed become usually, when school began, there was a great battle, which could be heard from the near sweets, very loud sounds of children, the teacher’s great Euler rapping on the table. But on that day it was very quite as seems on Sunday. The class was failed with students and empty last desks were filled with villagers and everyone and everything was quite and focused. He was stunned as these things never happened before. The Mr. Hamel told him that an order from Berlin has passed here in which from Berlin has paused here in which from hence formed only German would be taught in the schools of Alsace and Lorraine. He was shocked after knowing this and felt bad for his school and behaviour. He started loving his teacher Mr.Hamel and the books were no more burdens for him and books were just like friends which he never wants to lose. He started thinking about they can’t stop French pigeon from cooing. And got the thing that how precious is French language for them. And started respecting his language and regret to never learn French. And in the pain of this. He started “vive la France!” which means “long lives France”.

  • Chapter 2 Lost Spring

    The “Lost Spring” story mainly raises the common issue that is child labouring which means children below the 14 years of age work in different places. This story is divided into 2 phases: In the first phase, the author narrates the story of Saheb who is a rag picker who picks gold (some coins) from garbage dumps and is always barefoot. The author asked them the reason behind their barefoot so one of them replied her mother didn’t reach to the shely on which there is his shoes which has no means to become thy are different pairs and colours. One of them replied it's our tradition to wander barefooted. And she wondered that they are making these emuses towards their poverty.

    In the second phase, the author narrates the story of Mukes who has a different perspective from others in his community who wants to be a good motor mechanic. He lives in Firozabad which is known for glass bangles hub. Mukesh’s ancestors have been working in the glass industry which is very hazardous for their lives. They work in a dark room with no utilities and high room temperature in which the dust of bangles and polishes hurts their eyes and causes his grandfather blind. And now he don’t want to work in that industry and wants to be a motor mechanic.

  • Chapter 3 Deep Water

    The story is about William Douglas that how he lonqued his fear of water. William Douglas wanted to learn swimming so he went to Y.M.C.A. swimming pool where a misadventure happened with him. He was sitting near the edge of the pool then a strong boy with good muscular personality yelled him “Hi Skinny” and picked him & tossed him into the pool. He was sinking down in the water and was planning that he will hi the bottom and will jump-off like a cork and will be flat on it and would paddle with legs near the surface of water. But nothing happened wording to his plans he tried once but failed, he tried second time but he was so frightened and scared, his legs was frozen and he tried to suck air but swallowed the water again and again he was swimming down he had tried third time but he was falling suffocating ad became.

  • Chapter 4 The Rattrap

    “Rattrap” is a story which shows the quality of world. In this story there is peddler who sees rattrap and one day he was ill of this world and lawed this world as rattrap. He says that everyone is busy in achieving the joy and suffered which acts as a bait or pork, as if someone tries to catch it, they found themselves caught in the rattrap.

  • Chapter 5 Indigo

    It is story of champaran where Britishers used to correct a large revenues from the peasants of champaran. In 1916, Gandhi was attending annual convention of the Indian National Congress party in Lucknow where a peasant called Raj Kumar Shukla came to meet him. Raj Kumar Shukla wanted Gandhi to come to his district champaran, Raj Kumar Shukla was a sharecropper of champaran. He was illiterate but a resolute. Gandhi told him that he had appointment in lawnpore and was also committed to go other parts of the country. So Raj Kumar Shukla followed him everywhere later Gandhi told him to meet in Calcutta on a particular fixed date. So he ent to Calcutta to meet Gandhi. Then they went to patna by train and divided to go to Muzaffarpur first to obtain more information.

  • Chapter 6 Poets and Pancakes

    Poets and Pancakes is a story from which we got to know about the film makers and their problems. The author starts the story by telling that the Pancakes is basically a brand of make-up material that Gemini Studios bought in truck loads. There were all incandescent lights in the make-up room by which artists feels pain and uncomfortable due to the heat produced by the lights. Authors tells us that Gemini Studio was integrated as lots of people from different parts of the country and belongs from different cast worked there. Mr. S.S Vasan was the boss of the Gemini Studio.

  • Chapter 7 The Interview

    This story is divided into two parts. In the first part the author tells us about the advantages and disadvantages of the interview. The story starts with a view that an interview has become a commonplace of journalism. Some people consider this to be the highest form, a source of truth and in its practice of arts. Some understands this as a intrusion into lives of an interviewee, which diminishes their personal lives. In second part an Interviewer Mukund Padmanabhan and an interviewer Umberto Eco. Umberto Eco was a professor with a formidable reputation as an academic scholar for his ideas on Semiotics, literary interpretation and medieval aesthetics before he turned into writing fictions. He achieved superstardom with his publications “The Name of the Rose”.

  • Chapter 8 Going Places

    The story mainly focuses on four characters Sophie, Jansie, Geoff and Sophie’s father. Sophie is a girl who lives in her own dreams and imagination whereas Jansie is a practical and well matured girl. One day Sophie told Jansie about her dream that she want to become a actress and later she says she will open her boutique and then she says she want to become fashion designer. But Jansie makes her see the reality that they have to work in a biscuit factory later. But Sophie ignored the reality. Sophie feels jealous of his brother Geoff as he got freedom to access the unknown world but she generally don’t gets attention from him. So she started making a fake story to get the attention of her brother. She says she met Danny Casey who was an Irish football player who has green eyes and gentle eyes and not so very tall. She said she didn’t had paper and pen for autograph. But Geoff didn’t completely believe on her story and told to her farther but her father looked at her with disdain and ignored her started talking about another football player. Then one day they went to United to see the football match of Ireland in which Danny made a second goal and led team to the victory with 2-0 and Sophie’s gather felt proud and celebrated the victory. Later she got to know from Jansie that her brother Geoff told her story to Jansie’s brother. And she took promise from Jansie to not to tell anybody about this story as if her neighbour will know this then her father will scold her. And then she sat on a bench and again started thinking about Danny that he didn’t come to meet her got disappointed instead of knowing the reality. And then she started thinking that how will she get the attention from everybody.