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Read the poem and complete the table showing the qualities of the father and mother giving sufficient evidence from the poem. Qualities Father Mother - English

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Read the poem and complete the table showing the qualities of the father and mother giving sufficient evidence from the poem.

Qualities
Father Mother
   
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Solution

Qualities

Father

Mother

Sceptic, rationalist loving Desperate

Patient, long-suffering brave, self-sacrificing Selfless.

Lines as evidence: My father sceptic, rationalist,
Trying every curse and
blessing Powder, mixture, herb, and hybrid He even poured a little
paraffin Upon the bitten toe and put a match to it.
I watched the holy man
perform his rites to tame the poison with an incantation

Lines as evidence: My mother twisted through and through, groaning on a mat.
My mother only said Thank God the scorpion picked on me and spared my children.

Concept: Reading Skill (Non-textual)
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Balbharati English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3.1 Night of the Scorpion
English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 105
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