Saturday 17 August 2019

2nd Year English Chapter 6 Notes - 12th class English

2nd Year English Chapter 6 Notes - 12th class English
Looking for the 2nd Year English Chapter 6 Notes - 12th class English? Here we have published the notes of chapter The man who was a hospital. It also includes questions from KIPS English


 Write short answer (3-5 Lines/ Sentences to the following questions:
How did Jerome K. Jerome come to suspect that his liver was out of order?
 Ans. After reading any patent medicine advertisement, the author always felt impelled to conclude that he had the very disease dealt in that advertisement. Once he happened to read a liver-pill circular and he found that he had all the symptoms of the liver disorder.
 What was the disease the writer discovered he didn't have?
 The author concluded that he had every other known malady in the pharmacology except one disease. What was that malady?
 After reading the book of pharmacology, the writer felt rather sad on discovering that he didn't have only House maid's knee. He felt himself incomplete without it.
 Was the writer pleased to find that he did not have housemaid's knee?
 What was the writer's first reaction when he discovered he didn't have housemaid's knee?
 The author felt rather hurt when he came to know that he did not have housemaid's knee. It seemed to him a kind of insult as he felt himself incomplete. He felt annoyed at this invidious reservation by nature. After a while, however, he grew less selfish and determined to do without it
 Why should the author be an acquisition to the medical class?
 Why did the writer consider himself a hospital?
 The writer considered himself a hospital as he had almost every malady mentioned in the book of pharmacology. He thought that now the students would not need around the hospital if they had him. They only needed to walk around the tr to their diploma
 Describe the author's visit to the medical man.
 The writer went to the doctor and told him that he was suffering from all the diseases except housemaid's knee. The doctor examined him and found no immediate trouble Later, just to satisfy him, he wrote a prescription and gave it to the writer
 He thought he was doing the doctor good turn by going to him. Why?
 When the writer had discovered that he had almost every disease, he thought of himself as a hospital. He decided to get himself examined by his doctor and do him a favor. The writer thought it a favour because his doctor would get maximum practice by examining him.
 What was the prescription given to him by the doctor?
 The prescription given to the writer was as follows: "1 lb. beefsteak, every 6 hours.
 Ten-mile walk every morning.
 Bed at 11 sharp every night...
 And don't stuff your head with things you don't understand."
 Describe the author's visit to the chemist.
 The author went with the prescription to the chemist. He said that he was unable to oblige the author as he was only a chemist and could help the author only if he were a co-operative stores and family hotels combined.
 What is the significance of the doctor's advice: don't stuff your head with things you don't understand?
 The doctor's advice suggests that we should not puzzle ourselves with the things we don't understand. It means that only a professional or an expert has knowledge about a particular thing. We also learn that we should avoid self-medication.


Write short answers (3-5 Lines/ Sentences) to the following questions:
 What conclusion does the author draw whenever he reads a patent medicine advertisement?
 How does the writer read a medical advertisement?
 The author says that whenever he read patent medicine advertisement, he drew the conclusion that he was suffering from the particular disease in its most harmful form.
 Why did Jerome K. Jerome go to the British Museum?
 The writer remembered going to the British Museum. He went there to read up the treatment for some slight ailment named hay fever. He had a slight touch of this disease.
 Why did the writer think that he would be an interesting case from a medical point of view?
 The writer thought he would be an interesting cuse from a medical point of view as he was a moving hospital. The students had no need to go to hospitals if they had him they would only need to walk around him and take their diploma.
What did the writer do to know how long he had to live?
 How did the writer try to examine himself?
 The writer tried to examine himself by feeling his pulse. Then he patted himself all over his front to feel his heart but could not feel or hear anything. He also tried to look at his tongue He shut one eye and tried to examine his tongue with the other.
 How did the author feel as he came out of the British Museum?
 The author had walked into the reading-room of the British Museum a happy, healthy man, but he crawled out like a pitiable and miserable man
 How did the doctor examine the writer Jerome K. Jerome?
 When the writer told his doctor about his condition, the doctor only looked at his tongue and hit him over the chest as a joke. He then wrote out a prescription and gave it to the writer. He did not prescribe any medicine but gave only a few general instructions
How did the author feel as he followed the instructions of the doctor?
 When the writer followed the doctor's instructions, all his baseless thoughts and fears proved wrong, and his life was preserved. He enjoyed the happy results when he followed his doctor's advice.

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