Deep Water

Deep Water

William Douglas

INTRODUCTION

‘Deep water’ is an excerpt taken from the book ‘of men and mountains’, an informal autobiography written by William Douglas who is a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice. This chapter reveals how as a young boy William Douglas nearly drowned in a swimming pool. Here our childhood experiences play a vital role in formation of our personality and how these experiences remain with us throughout our life having a positive or negative impact on us.


PHOBIA

Phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. In most cases, the phobia involves a sense of endangerment or a fear of harm.

Phobia: Definition, Type & Treatment

LIST OF 10 WELL-KNOWN PEOPLE & THEIR PHOBIAS

Quiz on Phobia 

WATER SPORTS

Quiz

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THEME & TITLE         Click Here

COMPREHENSION

Cloze : Exercise Based on Summary

Test Your Comprehension

LANGUAGE

First Person Narrative Style

WRITING

  • Narrate the story in your own words. (third person)
  • William Douglas has given an advertisement in the newspaper for hiring a swimming coach. Draft this advertisement for the newspaper classified column.

Lines to PONDER

 “All we have to fear is fear itself.”

Explanation: The feeling of fear is more fearful than the fear itself. As said in Julius Caesar, “Cowards die many times before their death, but the valiant never taste of death but once.”  The man who could overcome the fear of fear will never fail in his life.

MIND MAP

Deep water

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THEME & TITLEE Click Here

CONTENT MUMBAI REGION : Deep Water

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VALUE ADDED QUESTIONS  Click Here

QUESTIONS & MODEL ANSWERS Click Here

QUICK REVISION NOTES    Click Here

A INTRODUCTION Click Here
B SUMMARY Click Here
C QUICK REVISION NOTES Click Here
D THEME & TITLE Click Here
E WORD BANK Click Here
F QUESTION BANK Click Here
G VALUE ADDED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Click Here
H QUESTIONS & MODEL ANSWERS Click Here
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