To the little girl, who was a figure to be feared and avoided?
To the little girl, her father was a figure to be feared. It was because he always looked at her rudely. He gave her sometimes warnings that if she did not behave like a good girl he would ask her mother to take her to the doctor.
How did Kezia feel when her father left for the office?
For Kezia, her father was a figure to be feared and avoided. However, she felt relieved when her father disappeared or leave for office.
What thing(s) did Kezia’s father demand when he reached home in the evening?
Every evening after Kezia's father returned from work, he wanted his tea brought to him along with the newspaper. Instead of taking off his shoes himself, he made Kezia do it for him. He was strict and loud in his orders.
Who did the father ask for the newspaper and his slippers?
Kezia's father after coming back from the office spoke loudly in the house. He ordered tea and asked Kezia's mother to bring his sleepers and the newspaper. Kezia was supposed to take off his shoes. He gave her a stern look when she entered the room.
What was the name of the little girl?
The name of girl was Kezia.
When did Kezia speak with halts?
Kezia stuttered before her father as she was scared of him. She thought that he was a figure to be feared. She thought that he was a giant especially when he yawned.
Why did Grandmother send Kezia down to the drawing-room on Sunday afternoon?
Kezia's grandmother knew that she was afraid of her father and she felt that if she spoke to him more often, she would get rid of that fear. So, every Sunday afternoon she used to send her to the drawing-room to have a nice talk with her father.
What did Kezia find her mother always doing?
All the options are false as whenever Kezia was sent by her grandmother to talk to her parents on Sunday afternoons, she always found her mother reading.
Where did Kezia sit in the drawing room?
On grandmother's suggestion, Kezia would go to the drawing-room to have a “nice talk with Father and Mother” and sit on a stool waiting for him to wake up and talk to her. He would wake up and look at her staring apprehensively at him.
What does Kezia’s father compare her to?
As Kezia was staring at his father because her grandmother told her to have a good talk with her father and mother but when she reached there she is not able to say anything to her father as she was very afraid of him. So, because of her staring, her father told her that she is looking like a little brown owl.