Class 12th English Going Places NCERT Solutions


It is natural for teenagers to have unrealistic dreams. What would you say are the benefits and disadvantage of such fantasising?


Yes, teenagers have unrealistic dreams, it have several advantages and disadvantages, it impoves their creativity and teenagers dreams are more often based on what they see in their environment such dreams are realistic and fascinates them to solve greater problems. A dream which is realistic and based on public welfare gives a direction to child for success. Disadvantages, great the dreams require great conviction and efforts. As teenagers are so much emotionally connected to their dream but, they don't know the effort it takes and not ready for it, when they know the harsh reality they often get disappointed and depressed due to their unrealistic dreams.

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. How would you describe the character and temperamant of Sophie's father?
  3. Why did Sopjie like her brother Geoff more than any other person? From her perspective. What did he symbolise?
  4. What socio-economic background did Sophie belong to? What are the indicators of her family's financial status?