Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
3. (i) His thoughts when he looks into the mirror (ii) His thoughts when the snake is coiled around his arm Write Short paragraph on each of these to get our answer.

Question:

(i) His thoughts when he looks into the mirror

(ii) His thoughts when the snake is coiled around his arm Write Short paragraph on each of these to get our answer.

Answer:

(i) When he looks into the mirror he thinks, being an unmarried doctor, he has to make his presence felt. He decides to shave daily and grow a thin moustache. Further he decides to always keep his attractive smile on his face to look morehandsome.

(ii) He seems to have turned into a stone when the snake coiled around his arm. He felt the presence of the great creator this world and universe God. He thinks that if the snake strikes him he doesn’t have any medicines in his room. Thus, he considers himself a poor, foolish and stupid doctor. All these incidents show a contrast in his life which makes this story a humorous one.

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