Introduction:- Reach for the Top - 2 Notes | Study English Class 9 - Class 9

Class 9: Introduction:- Reach for the Top - 2 Notes | Study English Class 9 - Class 9

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INTRODUCTION

‘Reach for The Top’ topic has been bifurcated in two part. Each part of the topic contains a heroic story of two young girls. The heroine in the first part is a young Mountaineer Santosh Yadav and the heroine of the second part is Maria Sharapova a tennis sensation of the world. Santosh Yadav was born in a small village of Haryana state. She belonged to an agriculturist family. Her family was of the opinion of traditional values and they were adamant to.keep their prevailing customs but she rose to the highest glory by her hard efforts. In the same way, Maria Sharapova rises to the top of the tennis world with her hard efforts. She became the world’s number one tennis sensation and now becomes the most glamorous sensation of the modern world.

Introduction(2):

This biographical sketch briefly describes the world-renowned tennis star Maria Sharapova’s rise to the top in the world of tennis. It also tries to unravel the secret behind her phenomenal success – rigorous labour and immense sacrifice on her and her parents’ part.

THEME

The account is biographical in nature and focuses on the grand achievements of the tennis player, Maria Sharapova who earned the title of the world number one in women’s tennis in 2005. The author reveals that one has to pay a price for reaching the top in the form of hard labour, rigorous training, and sacrifice. Sometimes one has to undergo mental torture too on this path to success, but its rewards are always sweet and satisfying.

TITLE

The title “Reach for the Top” is very appropriate for this account of Maria Sharapova’s journey as a top-class tennis player. This journey started with early training in her childhood and culminated in her becoming the number one in the world of tennis. The ‘top’ symbolizes the highest point reached by Maria Sharapova. She reached this ‘top’ by the dint of her earnest efforts and diligent work. Thus, the title is apt in that it salutes the courage and strong will-power of this young tennis star who overcame all hardships and obstructions to reach the top.

WORD-MEANINGS

Disarming = making argument less,निहत्था कर देने वाली ; glamorous = attractive,मनमोहक ;attire = dress, पोशाक ; poised = on a high position, उंचे स्तर पर ; teenager = between the age group of thirteen to nineteen years, किशोरावस्था ; pinnacle = summit/top, शिखर ; Endure =bear, सहन करन ा; launched = sent forth,रास्ते पर डाल दिय ा; heart-wrenching= very painful, ह्रदय को निचोड़ देने वाल ा; restrictions = boundings, प्रतिबंध ; Tidy up = to make beautiful, संवारना ; depress make sad,उदास कर देना ; quitting =- leaving,छोड़ना ; humiliation = insult,अपमान ; meteoric rise = getting quick success, अतिशीघ्र सफलता पाना ;summit = top/highest peak, शिखर ; amply sufficiently, पर्याप्त रूप से ; worth = value,मूल्य /कीमत ;pronounced = clearly, स्पष्ट रूप से ; accent style of speaking, बोलने का लहजा ; sophisticated = beautiful/purified,सुंदर /परिष्कृत ; unwavering = that cannot be waved. अटल; grudge = hatred, घृणा;monetary = related to money, धन संबंधी 

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