What festival were the people going to celebrate?
In the lesson 'the lost child' people are going to celebrate the festival of spring.
How were the people dressed for the festival?
The boy was attracted to the lights and the things that he sees in the fair. It was the time of Spring-Festival, and all the people in the fair were dressed brightly. Their dresses were as they wear daily but they were bright in colors and they wore new clothes.
How were the people going to the festival?
It was the festival of spring. From the wintry shades of narrow lanes and alleys emerged a gaily clad humanity. Some walked, some rode on horses, others sat, being carried in bamboo and bullock carts.
Who was the little boy going with?
How was the little boy feeling while going to the fair?
The child is very happy and excited because he is also going to fair with his parents. On the way to the fair, the child is fascinated by the natural beauty. He gets attracted to various things but he does not ask for these things because he knows that his parents cannot afford all these things.
What did the parents say when the child lagged behind?
When the child lagged behind, the parents called the child and said: "come on, come on"
What did the child do when his parents said, ‘Come, child, come’?
What did the father do when the child said, “I want that toy.”?
What did the mother do when the child said, “I want that toy.”?
How did the flowering mustard-field look?
What did the child do as they passed by the mustard-field?
The child was attracted to the nature's little aspects because of his innocence. When his mother diverted his attention towards the mustard field he saw the flowers which were in the nascent stage and flowering. The child wanted to catch those dragon this but they went away fluttering and flapping.
Who said to the child, “Come, child, come, come on to the footpath.”?
What was it that attracted the child on the footpath?
The little insects and worms along the footpath attracted the child.
What did the parents do when they reached a shady grove?
What happened as the child entered the grove?
When the “lost child” entered the grove, a shower of young flowers fell upon him. He began to gather the raining petals. He heard the cooing of doves and ran towards his parent. He had a fun-filled splendid time in the grove.