The Dog of Tithwal Discussion Questions

Saadat Hasan Manto
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Write either an alternate ending for the story or an epilogue that tells what happens next.

Compare and contrast the characters of Subedar Himmat Khan of the Pakistani army and Jamadar Harnam Singh of the Indian army. What do you think the author meant to convey through their similarities and differences? Why did he draw these characters as he did?

Both songs in "The Dog of Tithwal" are about love. Why do you think the author chose to use songs in this story, and why do you think he chose songs about love?

Research current relations between India and Pakistan. Prepare a report on your findings and include your thoughts about how the partition of India in 1947 continues to influence the relationship between the two countries.

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