3. 31 July 1880 - 8 October 1936), better known by his pen name Munshi
Premchand (pronounced [mʊnʃiː preːm t͡ ʃənd̪] ( listen), was an Indian writer famous
for his modern Hindustani literature. He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian
subcontinent, and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindi writers of the early twentieth
century. His novels include Godaan, Karmabhoomi, Gaban, Mansarovar, Idgah. He
published his first collection of five short stories in 1907 in a book called Soz-e Watan.
He began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to
"Premchand", Munshi being an honorary prefix. A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he
has been referred to as the "Upanyas Samrat" ("Emperor among Novelists") by writers. His
works include more than a dozen novels, around 300 short stories, several essays and
translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
4. Firmly -with little possibility
of movement; securely:
Tremendous- very great in
amount, scale, or intensity
Idling- without any
6. Hurry and Flurry -sudden
commotion, excitement, or
confusion; nervous hurry
9. Wisdom - the ability to use
your knowledge and
experience to make good
decisions and judgments
Responsibility - the state or
fact of being responsible,
answerable, or accountable
for something within one's
power, control, or
14. Galway Mills Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014) was an American poet. He
won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 1982 collection, Selected Poems and split
the National Book Award for Poetry with Charles Wright. From 1989 to 1993 he
was poet laureate for the state of Vermont.
An admitted follower of Walt Whitman, Kinnell rejects the idea of seeking fulfillment by
escaping into the imaginary world. His best-loved and most anthologized poems are "St.
Francis and the Sow" and "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps.