Class 11 English Snapshot Summaries
Snapshot means instantly clicking the pictures to capture the best and unforgettable memories. The Class 11 English textbook Snapshots does the same; it tries to celebrate this precious moment of capturing new ideas and thoughts, compiled in eight beautiful stories written by different authors.
The language used in the Snapshots textbook is lucid. A student, by reading these stories thoroughly, will be able to understand the duality in different characters and their actions. At the same time, students will be able to explore the world of literature where plots, setting, theme, symbolization, point of view and conflict play an important role.
This textbook is a cluster of beautiful stories which includes beautiful stories written by authors who try to explain different human emotions, wonderful sceneries and exciting plots.
There are eight chapters in the textbook Snapshots. Here is a short summary of the chapters:
Chapter 1 – The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
The first chapter of the textbook Snapshots revolves around two young boys, Mourad and Aram, who belong to the Armenian tribe. Mourad stole a white horse from a farmer and Aram came to know about this. The story is a definite good read which follows the exciting unwinding of what they do with the horse and a good moral at the end.
Chapter 2 – The Address
The second chapter of the textbook Snapshots revolves around the theme of crisis and destruction that people encounter in life. War brings destruction, pain, and loss of many lives. The narrator learns to move on from the material relationship she shares with things and instead decides to be content with the memories she has with her mother, not letting them be marred by the effects of war.
Chapter 3 – Ranga’s Marriage
The third chapter of the textbook Snapshots revolves around the marriage of Ranga, a resident of Karnataka. The special thing about the boy is that he goes to Bangalore to learn English. It is an interesting story.
Chapter 4 – Albert Einstein at School
The fourth chapter of the textbook Snapshots is based on the different struggles of Albert Einstein during his school days and how he hated going to school.
Chapter 5 – Mother’s Day
The fifth chapter of the textbook Snapshots narrates the importance of mothers in every household. The story revolves around a lady who wants respect and attention from her children and her husband.
Chapter 6 – The Ghat of the Only World
The sixth chapter of the textbook Snapshots talks about friendship and the fulfillment of a promise. The author fulfills the promise that he made to his friend who is no more.
Chapter 7 – Birth
The seventh chapter of the textbook Snapshots is about a doctor who has to deal with a difficult case while his mental state is not so good. It is about a medical miracle.
Chapter 8 – The Tale of Melon City
The eighth chapter of the textbook Snapshots mocks government systems and how the continuation of age-old beliefs leads to good people being punished. A blame game leads to the king losing his life, in this humorous story.