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You know what ‘hide-and-seek’ is. What would ‘hide-and-speak’ mean? - English Elective - NCERT

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You know what ‘hide-and-seek’ is. What would ‘hide-and-speak’ mean?

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Solution

The expression 'hide-and-speak' here expresses the taboo of the dark-skinned people being inferior to those who claim themselves to be 'fair-skinned' and thus, more learned, sophisticated, civilised, and superior.

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NCERT Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words
Chapter 2.04 Telephone Conversation
Understanding the Poem | Q 5 | Page 116
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