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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Horegallu - Anecdote by Sudha Murty (Visual Adaptation)


Remembering the good old childhood days often fills our mind with freshness and vigour and revitalizes us enough to go forward with confidence. In this video lesson we are going to see an anecdote written by Sudha Murty. Apart from being the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation, a fact well known to all of us, she is a prolific writer in English and Kannada. She has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collection of short stories and non-fiction pieces. The anecdote 'Horegallu' is taken from "The Old Man and his God: Discovering the spirit of India" published by Penguin books. Here in this video lesson we are coming out with something special for you to learn the anecdote 'Horegallu'.

Visual Adaptation of 'Horegallu' 👇


Thursday, August 20, 2020

Blurb Writing (Activity III - Matchbox)


Blurb is the description of a book on its back cover. It's a brief summary of the book designed for marking. Do you know the origin of the word Blurb ? Who used the word Blurb for the first time for the description of his book on its back cover ? How can we write a blurb ? You will find the answers for all these questions in this video lesson. Pebitha teacher joins with you to explain all these things. Are you ready? Then watch this video lesson 👀👇

Panel Discussion (Activity II -Matchbox)

Are you familiar with Panel Discussion? A panel discussion is a public exchange of ideas, giving experts and audience members the chance to discuss a particular topic. What is a panel? What are various elements of a panel discussion ? Ok.. we would like to explain all these things with the help of a panel discussion made by our students assuming different roles. Please watch their panel discussion on the topic "Indian  women - finding a space in the socio-cultural milieu". Faseena teacher will also join you in this video lesson to explain more about the panel discussion. Shall we start.. ?

Monday, August 3, 2020

How to prepare a character sketch - Nomita (Matchbox)

A 'short story' is a prose narrative "requiring from half an hour to one or two hours in its perusal." (Edgar Allen Poe). Plot, character, dialogue, time and place of action, style and stated or implied philosophy of life are the chief elements of any prose fiction. Even though, the brevity is the most important characteristic of the short story, still there is scope for characterization, and development of the plot at least in the limited sense of the term. Plot and character are the two important elements of a short story. The plot is the arrangement of the events in the story. What about the character? Let's analyze the various aspects of characterisation with reference to Nomita, the protagonist of the short story 'Matchbox'.
Please watch this video lesson 👇