Comment on the aptness of the title of the story, ‘A Pact with the Sun’. What message or idea does the story bring home to you?
‘A Pact with the Sun’ is an educative story. It tells us that fresh air and sunshine in the open are the keys to sound health. Even sick people need these two things. They must not be kept confined in darkroom. They should get normal food.
The story tells us Saeeda’s mother was denied healthy food, sunshine, and fresh air. She remained sick. But her daughter made a pact with the sunrays to warm up the ailing old woman. And the results were wonderful.