The summer of the Beautiful white horse class 11 chapter 1 English Snapshots summary
The summer of the Beautiful white horse class 11 summary
This story revolves around two poor Armenian boys mourad and Aram. they are members of the Garoghlanian. family the hallmarks of their tribe are trust and honesty. The story begins in a mood of nostalgia Aram. the narrator was then a boy of nine and his cousin, Mourad a more adventures but slightly crazy fellow. was thirteen.
The narrator remembers vividly the day when Mourad came to his house at four in the morning and woke him up by tapping on the window of his room. Aram jumped out of bed and when he looked out of the window. he couldn’t believe what he saw. his cousin Mourad was sitting on a beautiful white horse. Mourad asked him to be quick if he wanted to ride. but his whole Garoghlanian family was poor though well-known for their trust and honesty.
The narrator knew that his cousin Mourad couldn’t have bought the horse. and if he couldn’t have bought it. he must have stolen it. the narrator refused to believe he had stolen it because no members of the Garoghlanian family could be a thief.
The narrator. Aram asked Mourad where he had stolen that horse. Mourad did not reply but asked him to leap out of the window if he wanted to ride. he knew that Mourad was crazy regarding horses. stealing a horse for a ride was not the same thing as stealing money or selling a stolen horse.
The narrator leaped into his clothes, he jumped down to the yard from the window and leaped up onto the horse behind his cousin Mourad. from their house in walnut Avenue. they reached Olive Avenue in less than three minutes. the horse began to trot as the air was fresh and lovely to breathe.
Mourad was considered one of the craziest members of their family. he begin to sing or rather roar. they reached the open country and let the horse run as long as if felt like running. At last Mourad asked Aram to get down as he wanted to ride alone. Aram to get down as he wanted to ride alone aram asked him if he would let him ride alone. Mourad replied that it was up to the horse.
The narrator got down and his cousin Mourad kicked his heels into the horse and shouted’ Vazire. run the horse stood on its hind legs. snorted and ran forward at a fast speed. Moura raced the horse across a field of dry grass to an irrigation ditch. on the horse, and five minutes later returned he was dripping wet.
The sun was coming up. now the narrator leaped to the back of the horse. but the horse did not move. at the suggestion of Mourad he kicked into the muscles of the horse. it seared, snorted and began to run. the narrator didn’t know what to do instead of running across the field to the irrigation ditch the horse ran down the road to the vineyard of Dikran halabian and leaped over seven vines before Aram fell. Mourad came running down the road. he was more worried about the horse than Aram. both of them searched the horse in different directions.
It took Mourad half an hour to find the horse and bring him back. Mourad hid the horse in a desrted vineyard belonging to farmer Fetvajian. there were some oats and dry alfalfa in the barn. it occurred to narrator that Mourad had been taking early rides for some time and had come to him that morning only. he enquired. how long ago did you steal the horse”? Mourad did not like the question. the narrator rephrased it. how long did you begin riding every morning”? he replied. not until this morning he was obviously, not speaking the truth. but he convinced Aram by saying so.