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Class 12th English Going Places NCERT Solutions

Question:

Sophie and Jansie were class-mates and friends. What were the differences between them that show up in the story

Solution:

Both Jansie and Sophie were friends but, counterparts of each other. The way Jansie gave Sophie insight to reality. And she knows and accepts that, in future they have to work in biscuit factory. On the other hand Sophie is a daydreamer who enjoys living fantasy world created by her. She wanted to become a fashion designer or an actress.

Other questions of same chapter
  1. How would you describe the character and temperamant of Sophie's father?
  2. Why did Sopjie like her brother Geoff more than any other person? From her perspective. What did he symbolise?
  3. What socio-economic background did Sophie belong to? What are the indicators of her family's financial status?
Talking about the text:
  1. It is natural for teenagers to have unrealistic dreams. What would you say are the benefits and disadvantages of such fantasising?