Answer following questions in short.
Q1) What wishes does the child in the poem make? Why does the child want to be hawker, a gardener, or a watchman?
Ans1) The child wishes to become a hawker so that he may go about freely. He wants to be a gardener so that nobody would scold him for spoiling his clothes. He finally wants to be watchman so as to walk freely in the street. The child wishes to enjoy a restriction free life.
Q2) Who does the child meet everyday in the lane?
Ans2) The child meets a hawker everyday in the lane.
Q3) When does the child go to bed?
Ans3) The child goes to bed as soon as it is dark in the evening.
Q4) What does he see through the open window?
Ans4) He sees the night watchman through the open window.
Q4) How does the street lamp stand?
Ans4) The streets lamp stands like a one –eyed giant.
Q5) Who gives company to the watchman?
Ans5) The watchman’s Shadow alone gives him company.