Table of Contents
- 1 Which thought about the grandmother was often revolting for the narrator?
- 2 Which thought was almost revolting and for whom?
- 3 Who sent for grandmother and the narrator?
- 4 What was the happiest half hour?
- 5 What made the grand mother unhappy?
- 6 Why did the grandmother hate music?
- 7 What made the grandmother unhappy in the city?
- 8 How was the grandmother beautiful?
- 9 Which is thought about the grandmother was often revolting and for whom?
- 10 How long had the narrator known his grandmother?
- 11 What was the relationship between the author and his grandmother?
Which thought about the grandmother was often revolting for the narrator?
The thought that the author’s grandmother was once young and beautiful is revolting on the author’s mind because till now the author who is the grandson of this old lady has seen her grandmother with the bent glass frame, wrinkled face and hands with the white hairs on the head.
Which thought was almost revolting and for whom?
:- the thought was almost revolting is from khushwant singh . This expression means it was very hard for the author to believe that his grandmother was young, pretty,and beautiful. she had been the same for last twenty years the author had seen her….
Which thought was revolting to the narrator in the chapter The Portrait of a Lady?
The phrase is from the chapter ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ by Khushwant Singh. The thought that the narrator’s grandmother was once young and pretty was hard to believe as the grandmother had been the same for all the twenty years he had seen her and known her.
Who sent for grandmother and the narrator?
Three reasons why the author’s grandmother was disturbed when he started going to the city school. When the narrator’s parents settled in the city they sent for them. That was a turning point in their friendship. They still lived in the same room.
What was the happiest half hour?
Feeding the sparrows was ‘the happiest half-hour of the day for her’.
Why could the grandmother not walk straight?
Question 9: Why could the grandmother not walk straight? Answer: The grandmother was short and fat. She was also slightly bent. She put one hand on her waist to support the stoop.
What made the grand mother unhappy?
Answer: The author wents to English school In which they taught English words western science, Archimedes principle that made grademother unhappy. She was dissapointed that in English school there was no teaching about God and scriptures.So these made grandmother unhappy.
Why did the grandmother hate music?
The grandmother actually hated music. She thought that music was meant only for prostitutes and beggars. It was not meant for gentlefolk. Music was not meant for school children from respectable families.
How did the grandmother looks?
Answer: Khushwant Singh describes his grandmother as Short ,fat and a little Stooped. He also describes her as being not pretty in the traditional sense but her serenity made her beautiful as she always used to chant silent prayers from beads of rosary. She was always in spotless white.
What made the grandmother unhappy in the city?
Answer: Grandmother is unhappy with the city’s education because she is of old thoughts. She liked the teaching in the schools of the village where they taught about religion and the gods. She didn’t like that school does not teach a thing about religion which according to her was the most important thing.
How was the grandmother beautiful?
Class 11 Question grandmother may not have been pretty but accordind to khushwant singh she was beautiful. she possessed deep spiritual beauty. her loving and caring nature made the author to say this.
What happened when the grandmother didn’t pray?
Answer: The author’s grandmother missed the evening prayer for the first time on the day when the author arrived from abroad after five years. Explanation: She even forgot to pray and sang continuously. This made her over exhausted which became the reason of her death.
Which is thought about the grandmother was often revolting and for whom?
Answer: His grandfather looked very old. He had a long white beard. His clothes were loose fitting. He wore a big turban. He looked too old to have a wife or children. He looked at least a hundred years old. He could have only lots and lots of grandchildren. Question 3: Which thought about the grandmother was often revolting and for whom?
How long had the narrator known his grandmother?
The document Short & Long Answer Question – The Portrait of Lady Class 11 Notes | EduRev is a part of the Class 11 Course English Class 11 . Question 1: How long had the narrator known his grandmother—old and wrinkled?
How old was my grandmother in the portrait of Lady Class 11?
The narrator couldn’t even imagine her being young. So the thought was revolting to him. Question 4: Explain: “As for my grandmother being young and pretty, the thought was almost revolting”. Answer: The narrator’s grandmother was terribly old. She could not appear young and beautiful. Her face was a criss-cross of wrinkles.
The three phases of the author’s relationship with his grandmother before he left the country to study abroad. childhood – when he went to the village school and the grandmother helped him to get ready and went to school with him.