The Tale Of Melon City
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What proclamation did the king make?
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What bitter experience did the king had after the arch was constructed? How did he react?
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What was the reaction of the King when his crown was knocked off?
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What explanation did the workmen give to the King?
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What was the reaction of the King when he heard the reason given by the architect?
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What was the advice of the wisest man to the King about the issue?
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What did the King do when he apprehended the mood of his people?
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Whom did the noose ultimately fit?
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What proclamation did the ministers make after the death of their King?
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In the end who was put on the throne and why?
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Why has the King been described as 'just and placid'?
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Explain: 'Long live the King! The King is dead '.
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Why have the King's men been described as practical men? What is ironical about this description?
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How did the Ministers show reverence to a 'melon' after it had been declared the next King of the state?
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Why did the King want to postpone consideration of finer points like guilt?
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What does the author actually want to say in making an idiot choose a King?
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Narrate ‘The Tale of Melon City’ in your own words.
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What impression do you form of the state where the king was just and placid?
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How according to you can, peace and liberty be maintained in a state?
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Suggest a few instances in the poem which highlight humour and irony.
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The King's sense of justice is absurd. Explain.
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