The man of the young white couple waits until the train starts to go… way lying is a coverup for a bigger problem that someone wishes to hide. Also, because of how you were hurt, there is a fund that helps people who got hurt like you did. Every technical device is always developed to its limit. Both husband and wife have different attitudes towards African culture. In the same way, the manner in which she raises her voice to him affirms the authority and control that she has over the helpless old native man.
The young man is capable and wealthy enough of buying the handicraft from the old man at the original value. He is honest and realistic. Aside from this obvious connection, Sonia and Gretchen have a variety of characteristics in common. Passengers drew themselves in at the corridor windows. There is therefore an unknown cultural and sentimental gap between the young woman and others.
Her eye followed the funny little valance of scrolled wood that outlined the chalet roof of the station; she thought of the lion and smiled. He utilized these backgrounds to energetically compose. A train arrives at a small station. I was arguing with him for fun, bargaining—when the train had pulled out already, he came tearing after…One-and-six Baas! Thus, his enjoyment is his prime concern instead of the awful lives the natives live. A weariness, a tastelessness, the discovery of a void made her hands slacken their grip, atrophy emptily, as if the hour was not worth their grasp. Give me penny, said the little ones with nothing to sell.
Everything was turning round inside her. The short piece about a train's brief stop in an impoverished African village exhibits the concise complexity that marks much of Gordimer's other work. He knows the man is buying it for his wife. She has felt this way before but mistakenly thought it came from being alone too much; now she knows that is not true. The area around the station is impoverished, as are the people who live there. This is why the wife feels it moralistically wrong to accept the lion.
But the wife saw them as significant human beings who were suffering not because of their own fault but as a result of the greed of the colonists and also whose life depended upon the hard earnings from selling wooden carvings of various animals. But the hens darted in and swallowed the chocolates, incredibly quick and accurate, before they had even dropped in the dust, and the dogs, a little bewildered, looked up with their brown eyes, not expecting anything. And the worse part about it was that the husband made the sell's man run after the train. Under that regime, works such as Burger' Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. So, it is more of a symbolic sculpture t … han just a house-hold decoration.
He is tired of bargaining. Nadine Gordimer is admired for her modern writing and became only the eighth woman to win a Nobel Prize in its ninety-year history. This story has a great meaning. She was looking at it with an expression of not seeing, of seeing something different. She sat down again in the corner and, her face slumped in her hands, stared out of her window. Her back remained at exactly the same angle, turned against the young man sitting with his hands drooping between his sprawled legs, and the lion, fallen on its side in the corner.
It is quite evident that even the young husband White man praises the art and artist. He stood looking at her. Guilty for having taken so much and given so little. Chase are all White supremacists. The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945.
She saw how much work the man that was selling it put in. No, she said, shaking her head. That bit of fur round the neck. The bell rings in the station, and the stationmaster prepares the train to leave. I believe that the husband regret acting how he did.
The black tongue, rolling, like a wave. This illustrates the hunger and malnutrition that the villagers and their children go through. The train, from the white, considerably more weal … thy area of Rhodesia, approaches the station. He says that the space between stars will always exist. Some of her writing reflects this and many of her books were banned in her native land. The husband didnt agree that the little lion piece was worth Three and Six, while on the other hand the wife believed the that the lion was bulit very well and that the man's harship was not worth only One and Six.