1. The fact that the other boys had catapults shows that they chose to roughhouse and play, rather than sit and think. This shows the narrator as being different from his peers.
2. The narrator realises that he is different from people of the same age as him, and this difference makes him feel uneasy, as dreaming was not seen as a very desirable trait in a young boy.
3. Dreaming is an activity that keeps imagination and spirit alive. Hence, it can prove to be good for a person, provided he/she is willing to work to achieve that dream.
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