Look for these expressions in the story and guess the meaning from the context
queer rhythmic frenzy
flush of prosperity
daze of bewilderment
wide-eyed wonder and eager homage
on terms of a perpetual feud
Give reasons for the following
a. Satyajit attending the village wedding.
b. Satyajit’s recollection of the forgerer when he was on the train.
c. Srinath and his family members’ eager expectation of Satyajit’s arrival.
d. Srinath’s disappointment with Satyajit.
e. Satyajit's feeling that he was an impostor.
f. Satyajit not disclosing his present financial status to his uncle.
Describe the cycle of events in Satyajit's life that brought him back to where he began.
It is difficult to adjust to a fall from glory.
'Failure had a tempo faster than success.'
Satyajit should have revealed his predicament to his uncle.
The author's comment on crime and punishment.
How is Satyajit's financial crash introduced to the reader?
Comment on the way in which the story is narrated from Satyajit's perspective.
How has the author used the episode of the bank theft to comment on Satyajit's success in his career?
How do these lines capture the essence of the story:
'Glory was all overlaid with dark shame. Glory was dead.'
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