Again when the girl asked the narrator about his being too serious the narrator changed the topic. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to children's literature. She also envied the narrator as the hills of Mussoorie, where he was headed to, presented a lovely sight in October the present month. While going to Dehradun by train he comes across a girl. Again when the girl asked the narrator about his being too serious the narrator changed the topic.
The narrator agreed with her and asserted that October was the best time for visiting Mussoorie. Hari, who himself had been married once. He doubted that his wrong question might reveal the fact to the girl. At the age of ten Ruskin went to live at his grandmother's house in Dehradun after his father's sudden death in 1944 from malaria. The narrator agreed with her and described Mussorrie in the month of October.
About the Author: About the Author Ruskin Bond was born in 1934 in Kasauli , Himachal Pradesh. Once the train leaves the station, the narrator strikes up a conversation with the girl asking if she is going to Dehradun. The narrator agreed to her and described Mussorrie in the month of October. His sensuous sketches as well as his serious efforts on behalf of the experience have won Ezekiel numerous appeals for both his young adult and adult writing. The girl also succeeded to hide her blindness. Bond decides that a creative format would be the most effective means of voicing his concerns because it would appeal to a large audience. Better perceived as the Indian 'William Wordsworth', Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli in the then Punjab Province in the year 1934.
While going to Dehradun by train he comes across a girl. Both the narrator and the girl try to hide their blindness. The window was open, and I faced it, making pretence, of studying the landscape. Throughout the story the narrator shows kindness to the young woman in the compartment. A girl boarded the compartment from there. On hearing this, the girl said that she wished to visit Mussoorie too. The blindness is contrasted to the beauty of Mussoorie.
The narrator stood lost in dream. When we were young we use to fight like cats and dogs. The girl laughed and replied that she was tired of people telling her that she had a pretty face. He was delighted to learn that he would be sharing the coach with a beautiful girl The girl was a little more focussed. The narrator of this story, a blind man whose eyes were sensitive only to light and darkness, was going to Dehradun by train when he met a girl and had a chit-chat with her. Ruskin utilizes sophisticated vocabulary and sentence structure; however, he has created a text that is easily accessible to a younger audience. He wanted to raise his hand and touch her hair.
Except for his destination to Dehra and then to Mussoorie. The eyes were not useful to her because she was completely blind at that time. Only the perfume lingered where she stood. After that the narrator thought that he made a mistake by asking her what it was like outside. Despite being physically challenged the reader suspects that the narrator has the ability to life a full and varied life.
Ans:-The Eyes Have It is a short story by Ruskin Bond that was originally published in Contemporary Indian English Stories. Bond makes the story a vivid one by using the first person narrative technique. This could be important as the narrator appears to be compensating for his inability to see and seems to be doing so successfully. As far as your eyes can see, lays an open field of amber grain. He was guessing about what was going outside the window.
He may be blind but the narrator does not consider this to be an obstacle. He wanted to raise his hand and touch her hair. The narrator was going to Mussoorie. I was becoming quit daring, but it was a safe remark. From the start of the journey the narrator pretended to the girl that he was not blind.
Why does the narrator feel that people with good eye sight fail to see what is right in front of them? By sticking to his remarks it is possible that Bond is suggesting that the narrator is confident not only about what he has said to the woman but he may also be confident about who he himself is. The narrator was travelling in a train. Copyright Protections: All Rights Reserved. Read More The new method is the outcome of his research. Bond started displaying his literary talent in England.
Written during a major period of growth in the movement for humane treatment of physically challenged people, The Eyes Have It became the work that represented the movement. Vagrants in the Valley was also written in his teens and picks up from where The Room leaves off. When the girl arrives in the compartment, he utilizes his other sensory perceptions to discern details. His writing style is distinct in a way that it tries to make reader understand the landscape and ethos through carefully mastered words. At Rohana a girl got into the compartment. His descriptions about the flora and fauna of Himalayas cannot be missed in his short stories, essays, novels, and more than thirty books of children that he has written. After that the narrator told the girl that she had an interesting face.