Chapter 3

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
2. How does Iswaran describe the uprooted tree on the highway ? What effect does he want to create in his listeners ?

Question:

How does Iswaran describe the uprooted tree on the highway ? What effect does he want to create in his listeners ?

Answer:

Iswaran was greatly influenced by the Tamil authors. He was in the habit of creating suspense. He had the quality of narrating even the smallest incident in an impressing way. He presented the incident related to the uprooted tree on the highway in a dramatic way. “He was alone and the road was deserted. He saw something that looked like an enormous beast lying across the road. But as soon as he came close. he found there nothing but a fallen tree”. His main purpose was to create suspense & surprise.

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