পরীক্ষা প্রস্তুতি : THE EYES HAVE IT BY RUSKIN BOND প্রিয় ছাত্রছাত্রীরা তোমরা যারা ২০২৩ সালে উচ্চ মাধ্যমিক পরীক্ষা দেবে তোমাদের সকলকে WWW.PARIKSHAPRASTUTI.ORG এক্সপার্ট টিমের পক্ষ থেকে জানাই আন্তরিক শুভেচ্ছা এবং অভিনন্দন। তোমরা যাতে উচ্চ মাধ্যমিক ইংরেজি বিষয়ে ১০০% নাম্বার পেতে পারো তার জন্য আমাদের টীম তোমাদের জন্য বিষয় ভিত্তিক chapter wise সাজেশন নিয়ে আসবে ধারাবাহিক ভাবে। আজকে উচ্চ মাধ্যমিক ইংরেজি THE EYES HAVE IT গল্পটি থেকে 6 নাম্বারের LAQ (LONG ANSWER QUESTION ) এর সাজেশন ২০২৩ তুলে ধরা হল। আমাদের এই প্রচেষ্টা ভালো লাগলে তোমাদের বন্ধুদের মাঝে আমাদের এই ওয়েব পেজটি শেয়ার করবে।
2)“I am tired of people telling me I have a pretty face.” – Who said this, to whom, and when? What did the person spoken to reply? [ 1+1+2+2 = 6] [H.S. -2015, 2016 & 2022 ]
Ans. * The girl in Ruskin Bond’s ‘The Eyes Have It’ said this.
* * The girl said this to the narrator.
* * * During their conversation, the narrator remarked that the girl had an interesting face. She was flattered by the compliment and made the comment.
* * * * The narrator was very curious about her looks. When he was confirmed that the girl was beautiful, he replied that an interesting face could also be pretty.
3)“She would forget our brief encounter.” – Who said this about whom? What is the ‘brief encounter’ referred to here? Why did the speaker think so? [2+2+2 = 6] [H.S. – 2016]
Ans. * The narrator in Ruskin Bond’s story ‘The Eyes Have It’ is the speaker. It was said about the girl who would get down at Saharanpur station.
* * The narrator was going to Mussoorie and the girl boarded the train from Rohana. Both the narrator and the girl talked about many things concealing their blindness. The girl would get down at Saharanpur. So their short association in the train is referred to here as a brief encounter.
* * * It is natural. We do not remember such casual meetings with strangers. It happens so many times in our journey but they do not leave a deep impression on our mind. The speaker might think so because their journey was too short to be remembered.
4)“The girl got up and began to collect her thing.” – Who is the girl? When did she get up? Why did she collect her things? What had the speaker thought about the brief encounter he had with the girl? [1+1+1+3 = 6] [H.S. – 2019 & 2022 ]
Ans. * The girl is the co-passenger of the narrator in the train from Rohana to Saharanpur.
* * She got up when the carriage wheels changed their sound and rhythm to slow down near the Saharanpur station.
* * *She got up and began to collect her things because she would get down at Saharanpur station.
* * * * The speaker had thought that as soon as the girl left the train she would forget their brief encounter. But it would stay with the speaker for the rest of the journey and even sometime after.
5) “She was an interesting girl.” – Who said this, to whom, and when? What else did the person say? What reply did he get? [ 3+1+2 = 6] [H.S. – 2018]
Ans. * The narrator of the story, ‘The Eyes Have It’, said this to a man who had just entered the train when he remarked that he was not nearly as attractive a travelling companion as the one who had just left.
* * The narrator asked the new passenger if the girl had kept her hair long or short.
* * * The new passenger replied that he had not noticed her hair, but only her eyes which were beautiful. But those eyes were of no use because she was completely blind.
Ans. * The speaker in the story ‘The Eyes Have It made a mistake by asking the girl what it was like outside.
* * It was a mistake because a normal man with eyesight cannot ask such a question. Perhaps he might forget that he was hiding his blindness from the girl.
* * * The next question of the girl removed the speaker’s doubt. She asked why he did not look out of the window.
* * * * The speaker then moved along the birth and felt for the window ledge. He faced the window making a pretence of studying the landscape.
7) “Few girls can resist flattery” – Who said this? What was the flattery? What was the reaction of the spoken one? [1+2+3 = 6]
Ans. * The narrator of the story ‘The Eyes Have It’ said this.
* * The narrator said that the girl had an interesting face. This remark was the flattery.
* * * At this compliment, the girl laughed pleasantly. It was a clear ringing laugh. She told the narrator that it was nice to be told that she had an interesting face. She further added that she was tired of people telling her that she had a pretty face.