Short Essay Questions
1. How is Old Delhi different from New Delhi? Re-read the parts describing the city and note the words the author uses. Do the words create a sense of place?
2. What are some of the basic differences between Tara and Bim? Examine their appearance, their attitudes, their sense of family.
3. Describe Bakul's appearance and behavior, and discuss his attitude towards his work and towards his wife.
4. Describe Bim as an adult woman, including her attitude towards her family members as well as her appearance.
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