The Bull by Bhimnidhi Tiwari
a. Why have Gore and Jitman come to see Laxminarayan?
Ans: Gore and Jitman come to see Laxminarayan to inform the death of the king’s bull.
b. What, according to cowherds, is the reason behind the death of Male?
Ans: According to cowherds, the Male died because he failed to digest fine rice and split gram soup.
c. Why does Ranabahadur want to see the bull himself?
Ans: Ranabahadur wants to see the bull himself because he wants to observe its condition. He wants the bull’s treatment at Thulo Gauchar, Kathmandu.
d. Why does Laxminarayan run ahead of the convoy at Thulo Gauchar?
Ans: Laxminarayan runs ahead of the convoy at Thulo Gauchar because he wants to show the perfect care of the bull to the king. He wants to send a message to the cowherds to massage the bull’s back feet and wave the fan at the bull.
e. Why do Gore and Jitman cry when the king declares that Male is dead?
Ans: Gore and Jitman start crying because they wanted to show their deep love to the bull. They expect that the crying may save themselves from the king’s punishment.
f. How do we learn that the bull is dead?
Ans: We learn that the bull is dead from the conversation of Cowherds and Laxminarayan at the beginning. At last, we become sure when the king declares the death of the bull.
g. How does the play make a satire on the feudal system?
Ans: The play makes a satire on the contemporary feudal system because the bull is getting better treatment than poor people of that time. The bull is getting more respect and care than the people.