Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
English
Solutions
3. What does “in the world of possessions” mean?

Question:

What does “in the world of possessions” mean?

Answer:

“In the world of possessions” means that the world is full of materialistic things. Here everything and every action is made to possess something, whether it is the possession of land, property, money, or any other thing. The poet suggests that losing a ball, which is a very small thing, would make the boy understand what it is like to lose something that one possessed.

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