Q .1. What lesson do you draw from the story ‘A Letter to God ‘?
Ans. The story is about a simple hearted farmer Lencho . Insipite of his very hard working nature and his best efforts in his farm ,his crop is destroyed by a sever hailstorm. He does not know what to do or who to blame. In the end the pure and simple hearted Lencho decides to write a letter to almighty god to save him and his family from starvation.
He asks god to send him a hundred pesos in order to save him and his family. It is a letter of total faith and total surrender to the mercy of almighty . it is this faith and mercy which disarms the postmaster and inspires him to collect money for Lencho on behalf of god. The Bible says that those who suffer and have faith ,will enter the ‘kingdom of heaven ‘ .Moreover this story gives one more lesson that kindness whitout due understanding does not pay as the post office people . Inspite of their help they are blamed as crooks by poor Lencho.
Q.2 Give a summary of ‘A Letter to God’ Or
Q . why did Lencho write a letter to god ? what did he write in it ? Or
Q . Describe Lencho’s belief in god and disbelief in the post office people.
Ans. Same as above.
Chapter -2 THE SELFISH GIANT
Q.1.Summarise the story of ‘ The Selfish Giant ’. Or
Q . Give in brief the summary of the story ‘The selfish Giant ‘.
Ans. Once there lived a selfish giant he had a beautiful garden , which was full of green grass and lovely flowers . the small children used to play in that garden but when once the giant saw them playing . he became very angry and drove them away. He also put a notice that ‘trespassers will be prosecuted ‘. thus the children stopped playing there.
When spring came , all the trees bloomed excepted the trees of the garden of the selfish giant . There was still cold and snow. No flower blossomed in his garden . It painted him much but the giant could not know the reason . After sometime the giant noticed that some of the trees of his garden brought forth flowers. He went to see that and found that some children had crept into the garden and with this the season also changed. Now the giant realized the reason for cold and snow in his garden . he went to a small child and put him into the branches . Seeing this , once again spring came to his garden .
Now the giant asked the children to play there fearlessly and he also pulled down the Notice . The little boy was not seen again , though the giant was very anxious to see him . At last the child came there on the last day of giant’s life and took him to heaven.
This story gives a moral lesson that those who love children always get the blessings of God.
Q .2. What is the moral of the story ‘The selfish Giant ‘ ? Or
Q . What is the lesson we learn from this story ? Or
Q . What lesson do you draw from the story ‘The Selfish Giant ‘?
Ans. Love for children and surrender of one’s self-interest is the safest road to heaven . Those who are selfish and who do not allow the children to come near them , always suffer . they do not find any comfort . both physically and mentally, they always remain upset . The giant was selfish and he did not allow he children to come to his garden . Therefore , the processes of nature ceased to function there but , as soon as he realized his mistake there came spring in his garden ?