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Class 12th English Going Places NCERT Solutions

Question:

How would you describe the character and temperament of Sophie's father?

Solution:

Her Father's Plump face which was grimy and sweaty tells that he was a very hard working lower middle class father. Who use to watch television after coming from work instead of sepending time with family or helping his wife. He was tired of his low paying job can only give them livelihood, therefore he wanted a sophie to by a deceny home, Whenever she starts earning. He was short tempered and not ready to compromise his parties knowing financial condition of family, which shows his self-centeredness.

Other questions of same chapter
  1. Sophie and Jansie were class-mates and friends. What were the differences between them that show up in the story?
  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?