A Pact with the Sun

Book: A Pact with the Sun

Chapter: 2. The Friendly Mongoose

Subject: English - Class 6th

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Why did the farmer’s wife strike the mongoose with the basket?

When the farmer’s wife returned from shopping she saw the mongoose had blood-stained mouth and paws. This lead to her believing that the mongoose has killed her baby. So, in grief and anger she struck the mongoose with the heavy basket, thus killing him.


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