NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Kaliedoscope Short Stories Chapter 2 - Eveline
1. Highlight the parts that are parallel in the following sentences
The rise in population leads to an increase in production.
She prayed to God to direct her, to show her what was her duty.
Strange that it should come that very night to remind her of the promise her mother, her promise came together as long as she could.
It is necessary to help people who need food.
Her time was running out but she continued to sit by the window, leaning her head against the window curtain, inhaling the odour of dusty cretonne.
She had consented to go away, to leave her home.
Frank would take her in his arms, fold her in his arms.
2. Describe the writer.
Ans. The writer of this short story is James Joyce. He is an Irish writer. All his writings will have a unique idea. He conveys his messages straight away with the short stories in a simple format. He doesn't want to lag or doesn't consume more time for the readers. All his stories have an in-depth meaning which can be useful for life.