Answer: The postmaster is tortured by doubt and remorse. Though he had grown extremely old and frail and his end was drawing near, yet he gave five gold guinneas to Lakshmi Das, a post office clerk, to deliver the letter at his grave. Even a small animal could not escape his sharp eyes. Q13 : What exactly did Skander do? I never tried to realised the anguish, pain and suffering of a father who had been waiting anxiously for his daughter's letter for last five years. Please refer to the attached file to access the chapters. What had exhausted his patience? These sportspersons, whose performance has been excellent, are going to meet the President. Even though there would be no letter for him, they would call out his name, just to see his reaction.
The post office became a place of pilgrimage for Ali. His only daughter got married and left him. He is full of remorse, guilt and repentance. Answer : ii a letter from his own daughter Q8 : Who was Ali? But now as he was growing in age and also loneliness was eating into him, he could no longer enjoy the earlier pleasures and he understood the pain of the animals and birds he hunted as they were separated from their parents or loved ones. Tears were wet on his face. Question 3: How did the rain change? Answer : Skander is a non-hydrocarbon being living on Planet Aurigae plausibly from one of the parallel universes.
Everyone was curious to know the reason behind this. Ali was never seen again and no one troubled to inquire after him. There is no sign of loveliness in his features. Ali was not at all a pest; it was just that he came after many days so he was curious to know whether a letter had come for him. Answer : As Skander speaks it seems that the people there are spiritually more enlightened and know how to bring their soul out of their physical form, as he suggests doing so to take a tour of the universe. The post office became a place of pilgrimage for Ali.
He realises that letters are not just envelopes and postcards, but they have great human worth. He worried all night and getting up at 3 am went to the post office in anxiety. Even bad weather could not deter him. Write words or phrases in the scales under their names, to indicate the advantages to each. Even though there would be no letter for him, they would call out his name, just to see his reaction. But you will feel better if you come with me. Even bad weather could not deter him.
Answer After hail stopped, Lencho's soul was filled with sadness. Ali was standing outside, leaning on a stick bent double with age. Answer: The rain was pouring down. What is he waiting for? At the stroke of five, I heard a soft knock on the door. The postman saw this address for the first time in his career. He was so obsessed with hunting that not a day would pass when he would not hunt.
The Story also shown another conflict, between humans themselves. The postman saw this address for the first time in his career. It was then he realized the pain young partridge felt on being separated from its parents. I often go to Mumbai, which is the commercial capital of India. The post office staffs often made fun of him. When Ali grew old, he gave up hunting as he could now understand the pain of getting separated from a loved one.
He coaxed Pen Pal to forward his picture or impression on a specific chemical-metal plate and returned his to him in the similar manner. Page No: 32 Writing Task As the postmaster, write a diary entry in about 150 words outlining your feelings about the day's events. Tortured by doubt and remorse, the postmaster sits in the glow of a charcoal sigri that night, waiting for news of his daughter. This has happened in this story as well; when the postmaster has to wait for a letter from his own daughter. What had exhausted his patience but not his faith? I never tried to realised the anguish, pain and suffering of a father who had been waiting anxiously for his daughter's letter for last five years. .
I often go to Mumbai. You may select appropriate words from the box to answer the question. Answer The rain was pouring down. You may use a dictionary to help you. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own.
I realised my folly for being rude, unsympathetic and understanding to Ali. While Ali waited, he would overhear the conversation and scandals. On that particular day, he had come to the post office after several days as he had fallen ill. His only daughter got married and left him. However, a brief idea on the solutions has been provided for your reference. Postmaster: So how are you now? Everyday he goes back dejected and empty-handed.
The early morning cold induced sleep as a result everybody would be fast asleep and there would be no activity. Just as a follower of Lord Vishnu would utter a thousand names of Vishnu every day, the clerk would call out the usual names for whom the letters came every day. So he gave up hunting. He sat on the same bench everyday waiting for his name to be called. After that, he gave up hunting began another phase of his life, i. Ali was standing outside, leaning on a stick bent double with age.