Select and read sentences that show
• that the boy is tempted to eat jalebis that he is feeling guilty.
• that he is justifying a wrong deed
This question requires you to use your own perspective as well as your analytical skills. The answer to the question would vary from one person to another. It is suggested that you read the text carefully and try attempting it on your own.
He offers to play a game wit Allah Miyan. What is the game?
Why didn't he pay the school fees on the day he brought money toschool?
(i) What were the coins 'saying' to him?
(ii) Do you think they were misguiding him?
Why didn't he take the coins' advice? Give two or three reasons.
(i) What did the oldest coin tell him?
(ii) Did he follow his advice? If not, why not?