Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 6 Important Questions the Browning Version by Terence Rattigan and the poem Childhood written by Markus Natten prepared for CBSE session 2022-23. Class 11th Students practice here the English reading skills through chapter 6 Extra Questions Answers.

Which do you think is the most important step toward adulthood?

Having an independent mind free from any outside direction is the most important step towards adulthood. That is why, the poet mentions it as the third and the final step. Other steps like being rational or learning hypocrisy show an outside control while this step shows an internal awakening which is the principal quality of human and separates them from others.

Where does poet think his childhood has gone?
The poet cannot exactly remember where his childhood has gone. However, he finds his childhood in the innocent face of the child.

Which do you think is the most important step toward adulthood?

Having an independent mind free from any outside direction is the most important step towards adulthood. That is why, the poet mentions it as the third and the final step. Other steps like being rational or learning hypocrisy show an outside control while this step shows an internal awakening which is the principal quality of human and separates them from others.

Where does poet think his childhood has gone?
The poet cannot exactly remember where his childhood has gone. However, he finds his childhood in the innocent face of the child.

How does Millie Crocker-Harris send Taplow away?
Millie tells Taplow that it will take time for her husband to come, till then he should roam outside. Taplow expresses his fear for Crocker-Harris and says that it will be very difficult if he comes in his absence. Millie gave her husband’s medical prescription and says that he should bring these medicines in 15 minutes, if Harris comes in between, she will take the blame.

Who was Taplow?

Taplow was a sixteen year old boy. He was very afraid of his teacher Crocker Harris and was trying to get good marks in his subject. Because he missed a class last week so he is sitting in extra class and studying hard for his promotion.

Why is it called ‘The Browning Version’?
It is called ‘The Browning Version’ because it is an adaption by Robert Browning of the play Agamemnon’s tragedy written by Aeschylus.

Who was Frank?

Frank Hunter was the popular, young science teacher. He was popular among students because he teaches science which was a favorite subject of many students. He, however, feels students who take up science are slackers and don’t take much interest in the subject. He was of a calm nature and the children did not hesitate to talk to him. However, he encourages students to talk ill of other teachers as he did with Taplow when he found that his relationship with Crocker-Harris was not good. He had a good understanding with all the students.

How did Mr Frank get so familiar with Taplow?
Mr Frank was an easy going personality. Taplow felt comfortable with him and started sharing likes and dislikes of his subjects. Frank was a colleague of Crocker-Harris and he also thought the same way as rest of the students. He suggests to Taplow that Crocker-Harris is already ten minutes late so he can play golf in the mean time if he wishes.

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