The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
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What is the narrator's mood when he begins the story 'The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse'?
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What was the narrator's immediate reaction when he saw his cousin Mourad sitting on a beautiful white horse?
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How did the narrator know that his cousin Mourad couldn't have bought the horse?
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Why couldn't the narrator believe that his cousin Mourad had stolen the horse?
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What were the narrator's views about 'stealing'?
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Give a short description of the narrator's uncle Khosrove.
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Describe the incident, which confirms that the narrator's uncle Khosrove was indeed crazy.
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Explain “A man could be the father of his son’s flesh, but that did not mean that he was also the father of his spirit”.
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Describe the narrator's experience when he rode the white horse alone.
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Why were Mourad anxious to take the horse back before everybody was up and about?
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Why did Mourad not look worried when the narrator asked where they would hide the horse?
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Why did Mourad decide to hide the horse instead of taking it back?
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Who was John Byro? What problem was he facing these days?
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How did Mourad tend the young robin with a hurt wing? What aspect of his character is revealed in this incident?
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Why did the narrator insist on keeping the stolen horse for a year? Why did Mourad oppose the idea?
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You will probably agree that the story ‘The summer of The Beautiful White Horse’ does not have breathless adventure and exciting action. Then what in your opinion makes it interesting?
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Did the boys return the horse because they were conscience-stricken or because they were afraid?
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How did the narrator reach the conclusion that his cousin Mourad had stolen the horse? Why did he refuse to believe that Mourad could be a thief?
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Describe the narrator’s experience of early morning ride with his cousin Mourad?
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Describe the circumstances, which prompted the boys to return the horse to its true owner.
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