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Solution| English CBE Questions: CBSE | Class 12 | Board Exam 2024

Updated: Aug 4, 2023

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The Last Lesson

CBE Questions of Short Answer Type ( 2 Marks)

Q1. “Will they make them sing in German, even the pigeons?” A language loses its significance when it becomes the victim of colonial expansion. Justify with reference to the story.

Answer: M. Hamel announced to Franz that they would be learning the German language from the next day onwards . Following the orders from Berlin. German, the oppressor’s language, was being enforced on the French people. When Franz saw some pigeons in the class, he wondered if the Prussians would make these pigeons sing in German too. Franz wondered if the oppressor’s language could also be enforced on birds, an implausible thought. This emotionally volatile statement shows how sad Franz was.

Q2. M. Hamel went on to talk of the French language, saying that it was the most beautiful language in the world — the clearest, the most logical.. Explain the emotions of M. Hamel attached to French language in this context.

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