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Showing posts with label ICSE English Short Stories Summary Portrait of a Lady Khushwant Singh. Show all posts
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Thursday, 4 March 2010

ICSE English Short Stories Summary Portrait of a Lady Khushwant Singh

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Portrait of a Lady

Khushwant Singh

The story is a insight of Khushwant Singh of his grandmother through his own eyes. Khushwant Singh remembers his grandmother as an everlastingly old person. She was an extremely religious person. He finds it difficult to conceptualise that once she too was young and pretty like other women. The stories about her childhood games were like fairytales to him. She was short, fat and somewhat hunched in stature. Her silvery white hair used to spread out on her wrinkled face.