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What did the oldest coin tell him?
The oldest coin convinced him that they were telling him for his own good. He persistently persuaded him to not suppress his desire for jalebis. Instead, pay the school fees from the scholarship money.
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Discuss the following points.
(a) Is the boy intelligent? If so, what is the evidence of it?
(b) Does his outlook on the jalebis episode change after class VIII? Does he see that episode in a new light?
(c) Why are coins made to ‘talk’ in this story? What purpose does it serve?NCERT English - It So Happened
Select and read sentences that show
(a) that the boy is tempted to eat jalebis.
(b) that he is feeling guilty
(c) that he is justifying a wrong deed.NCERT English - It So Happened
How did he plan to pay the fees the next days?NCERT English - It So Happened
Why didn’t he eat all the jalebis he had bought?NCERT English - It So Happened
What did he do with the remaining Jalebis?NCERT English - It So Happened
“Children’s stomachs are like digestion machines.” What do you understand by that? Do you agree?NCERT English - It So Happened
When it is time to pay the fees, what does he do? How is he disobeying the elders by doing so?NCERT English - It So Happened
Do you think they were misguiding him?NCERT English - It So Happened
Why didn’t he take the coin’s advice? Give two or three reasons.NCERT English - It So Happened
Why didn’t he pay the school fees on the day he brought money to the school?NCERT English - It So Happened