Monday, 2 December 2019

L-1 THE SCHOOL FOR SYMPATHY

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L-1 THE SCHOOL FOR SYMPATHY
                     -E.V.LUCAS
SHORT Q/A

Ans.1  Miss Beam was a middle aged, kind and noble lady.
Ans.2  To make students thoughtful, helpful and good citizens.
Ans.3  Because they seemed to be handicapped.
Ans.4  No, they were acting to be handicapped.
Ans.5  By this method, they were trained to know the misfortune of the handicapped. So they would become helpful to the handicapped.
Ans.6 By this method, they were trained to know the misfortune of the handicapped. So they would become helpful to the handicapped.
Ans.7  The blind day was the most difficult day. On this day, all the time one feared that he was going to be hit by something.
Ans.8   Miss Beam lead the author to the girl whose eyes were bandaged.
Ans.9 The blind day was the most difficult day. On this day, all the time one feared that he was going to be hit by something.
Ans.10  She told that guides were very good.
Ans.11  To tell about the surroundings to others.
Ans.12  On this day, all the time one feared that he was going to be hit by something.
Ans.13  She tells that the head girl Mille is very nice.
Ans.14  She says that he is hundreds of years old.
Ans.15  Miss Beam was right to think so because her school had taught the author to share the sorrow of others.

Ans1 One day the writer got the chance to visit Miss Beam’s school. On entering he saw a girl of twelve. Her eyes were covered with a bandage. A litle boy of eight was guiding her. The girl stopped. She asked her guide about the writer. The writer felt sorry for the girl. He thought that there was some problem with her eyes. She was a lovely girl. He felt that her eyes behind bandage were very beautiful.

Ans2 Miss Beam is the main character of the story ‘The School for Sympathy’ written by E.V. Lucas. She was middle aged, authoritative, kind-hearted and full of understanding. She started a new school. Here the students were given training in good qualities with important school subjects. We can learn a lesson of humanity from her character. The writer was highly impressed by her personality and her school.

Ans3 ‘The School for Sympathy’ teaches us a lesson of humanity. Miss Beam was a practical lady. She started a new type of school. Her real aim was to make students kind human and good citizen. Every child in her school had one blind day, one deaf day and one dumb day etc. Other children advised to help them and lead them out. The children thus a taste if misfortune. As a result, they learnt to be kind towards disabled people. She is an inspiring character for us.

1)      Name of the author is E. V. Lucas.
2)      The school for sympathy was a special school.
3)      Miss Beam ran this school.
4)      Students were taught practically.
5)      Students had a blind day, a lame day, a deaf day, a maimed day and a dumb day in the course.
6)      The students were made to act like disabled to get an understanding of other’s misfortune.
7)      Blind day was the most difficult.
8)      Bandage was put on overnight.

9)      On lame day, one leg was tied up for whole day.
10) On maimed day the arms were tied up.
11) Peter was the gardener of the school.
12)    Millie was the head girl.
13)    The students were taught spellings, adding, subtracting, multiplying and division. 14) The rest was done by reading to them and by lectures.
15) They grow with a kind heart and understand the misfortune of handicapped.
16) Writer was very impressed by Miss Beam and her school.

Miss Beam was a kind hearted and understanding lady. She started a new school known as the school for sympathy. The students were taught spellings, adding, subtracting, multiplying and writing. Every child in her school had one blind, lame, deaf, maimed and dumb day. In this way, the students were given the training of good human qualities. So that, they could understand the difficulties of handicapped people. The writer was very impressed by Miss Beam and her school.

Q1. What was the real aim of Miss Beam’s school?
Ans. The real aim of Miss Beam’s school was to make students kind, noble and thoughtful citizens.

Q2. What is the educative value of a blind, deaf or lame day?
Ans. Students learnt to understand problems of the handicapped. This developed the feelings of sympathy in children. They learnt to help handicapped kindly.

Q3. What does the girl with the bandaged eyes tell the author about her guide?
Ans. She tells that they helped her very kindly.

Q4. What does the girl with the bandaged eyes tell the author about the gardener?
Ans. She tells that the gardener seems to be 100 years old.


Theme- The School for Sympathy
The lesson gives the idea of role of school education in our life. Miss Beam was running a school. The name of her school was the School for Sympathy. It was different from other schools. The students were taught spellings, adding, subtracting, multiplying and division. But the real aim of her school was to make children kind and thoughtful.
Students had a blind day, a lame day, a deaf day, a maimed day and a dumb day in the course.
They learnt to understand problems of the handicapped. This developed the feelings of sympathy in children. They learnt to help handicapped kindly. It suggests that education should make children good human beings and kind citizens.


Character Sketch- Miss Beam
Miss Beam was a kind woman. She was very understanding. Her hairs were turning grey. She was running a school. The name of her school was the School for Sympathy. It was different from other schools. The students were taught spellings, adding, subtracting, multiplying and division. But the real aim of her school was to make children kind and thoughtful. Students had a blind day, a lame day, a deaf day, a maimed day and a dumb day in the course. They learnt to understand problems of the handicapped. This developed the feelings of sympathy in children. They learnt to help handicapped kindly. With this kind of unique school, Miss Beam was an asset to the society.



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