Analysis 04

Offered for sale are wild berries in wooden quarts
Or crook necked golden squash with silver warts,
Or beauty rest in a mountain scene… 

Questions & Answers
  1. What articles are ‘offered for sale’ at the stand?
    Wild berries in wooden containers, croock-necked golden squash with silver warts and paintings of mountain scenery are for sale at the roadside stand.
  2. What qualities of the ‘offered articles’ make them unfit for sale?
    The articles for sale at the roadside stand are wild and therefore lack the polished look of the similar articles available in the cities. Moreover these articles are not packaged properly and they are far expensive than those in the cities.
  3. What does, ‘beauty rest in a mountain scene’ mean?
    Beauty resting in a mountain scene is probably a scenic painting made by the inhabitants of the roadside stand meant for selling to the rich people.

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    • rohit Kumar

    • October 14, 2017

    It is very useful for us

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