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Content description VCHIC078

Hindi: F–10 Sequence / Levels 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating
Content description
Explore how expressive and imaginative texts create aesthetic, humorous or emotional effects in ways that reflect cultural influence
  1. comparing how elements such as humour, compassion or suspense are created in different forms of popular culture in Hindi and English, for example, in folk/fairy tales, game shows, advertisements, commercial films or talent/reality shows
  2. identifying how imaginative texts from different eras use structure, expression and mood to build action, convey emotion and reflect cultural values, for example, by comparing the pre-Independence story बड़े भाई साहब by प्रेमचंद with a contemporary text such as 3 इडियट्स
  3. analysing how techniques such as the use of rhythm, imagery and metaphor in Hindi poetry create humorous, emotional or dramatic effects that reflect cultural traditions and styles, for example, in poetry by रवीन्द्रनाथ टैगोर; हरिवंश राय बच्चन; नीरज, गुलज़ार, महादेवी वर्मा or in texts by writers such as भीष्म साहनी; जयशंकर प्रसाद; मुँशी प्रेमचंद, मन्नू भंडारी
  4. identifying and explaining characteristic elements of traditional forms of Hindi literature, for example, verse celebrating bravery/warriors such as वीर गाथाएँ और गीत, जैसे पुष्प की अभिलाषा, devotional verse such as मीराबाई और सूरदास के भक्ति गीत or children’s poems that celebrate nature such as आया बसन्त
  5. using evaluative and expressive language to compare responses to visual texts such as paintings, sculptures and relief art, for example, Rajasthani miniature paintings, Patachitra from Bengal, Madhubani paintings, Warli from Maharashtra, discussing the relationship between representation and culture
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