Read the given extract.
Why did Mourad say ‘Don’t ask questions’ to the narrator, based on the extract?
Answer as written by the student:
Mourad said ‘Don’t ask questions’ to the narrator, based on the extract, because he did not want to reveal the source of the horse. He might have stolen it from someone or borrowed it without permission. He wanted the narrator to enjoy the ride without worrying about the consequences.
Step-by-step explanation of the answer:
To answer this question, we need to do the following steps:
- Analyze the dialogue between Mourad and the narrator. He also gives the horse a poetic name, ‘My Heart’, which shows his affection for it.
- Infer the possible reasons why Mourad said ‘Don’t ask questions’ to the narrator. He hopes to return the horse before anyone notices.