NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Kaliedoscope Non Fiction Chapter 2 - The Mark On The Wall
Q1. Why Does the Author Feel that one Needs to have an Account of his or her Reflection than get the Description of the Reality?
Ans. Reality puts an end to the imagination in one go, and it makes the explanation monotonous. Reality puts an end to emotional lustre. Reflections help people to introspect better. When one looks at the things and starts to analyze it in his or her mind, this helps to get deep in to unveil some hidden truths. These reflections help to bring out the depth of the character. This is why the author feels that an account of the reflection is more important as compared to describing reality.
Q2. The Author Describes Wood Poetically. How Does this Emphasize the Idea of Being Still and the Living and Breathing Thought?
Ans. Woolf describes the life of the tree to peep into the stillness of living and breathing thought. She describes wood which is pleasant as it comes from the tree. Trees grow and no one knows exactly about this phenomenon. The reality of how the trees grow in solitude and in its way is something that depends on the idea of being still but still breathing and living.