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What message do we get from the story the three dancing goats

He squats down on the floor and starts narrating the tale of three dancing goats. Unfortunately, in terms of wealth Sindhu The poor peasant and the main character and his mother does not have anything other than two cows whom Sindhu deeply loves and takes care of.

He decides to sell the cows to a caring person instead of a butcher. On his way, Sindhu meets an old lady who has three goats. She ensures Sindhu that she will take good care of his cows but Sindhu refuses as goats could not have earned them anything to eat. The old lady reassures him and says that one day the goats will bring him a great fortune.

The old lady takes out her flute in front of Sindhu and shows him the dance of the goats which seems to be very pleasing to everyone who sees it in the story. Sindhu, after being much delighted from the dance of the goats agrees to exchange his cows in return for the goats and the flute. On reaching home, his mother is unhappy to see what Sindhu has bargained for and thinks he has been cheated but Sindhu still believes in the words of the lady that the goats will one day bring fortune to him.

Sindhu starts exhibiting the show of the dancing goats in public and day by day his three dancing goats earn a name in the area. The daughter gets one goat in return but after a few days, a summon comes from the girl that the goat is not dancing.

As the daughter had called him, Sindhu visits the daughter and hears her problem.

  1. Picasso spent part of the spring of 1925 at Monte Carlo with the Diaghilev company. Picasso reminded me that there were several others of the same kind painted in Paris.
  2. He mixed on intimate terms with the dancers, choreographers and other members of the company, and was frequently present at rehearsals. Diaghilev's Ballets Russes arrived in Monte Carlo at the beginning of January 1925 and remained there until the end of April when they went on to Barcelona.
  3. And what's more this is the first time I have sold a picture direct to a Museum'.
  4. Sindhu refuses to tell him the secret and says he cannot tell until he is brought in the presence of the daughter. This black profile fills the space between the upraised arms.
  5. Much the most extraordinary dancer, however, is the one on the left - surely one of the strangest figures Picasso ever painted. There are several photographs of Picasso and Mme Picasso taken at this time, usually with members of the company.

Sindhu agrees to sell her his second goat on the condition that this time she will give her gold ring to him along with a barrel of food. Sindhu again visits her, this time he assures that the three goats dance. He takes out his flute and plays the magical tune listening to which the goats again start dancing.

The Three Dancing Goats BA Summary

As the payment for the third goat and the flute, Sindhu this time asks the daughter, the secret behind the three stones present on the gold ring which she gave him in return for his second goat. At first, the daughter hesitates a little, but due to her persistent nature, she tells Sindhu the secret. She tells him that three gemstones on the gold ring represent the three hair strands which are hidden behind her black silken hair.

One strand is pure white, the colour of the diamond, one is deep red, the colour of the ruby and one is light green, the colour of the emerald.

Sandhu Selling his Goat to the Landlord’s Daughter

After knowing the secret, Sindhu gives his flute and the last goat to the daughter and returns home happily. Now they had no goats so their livelihood was going to be tough. After a few days, the landowner intends to get his daughter married and he invites all the preferred suitors who wish to marry his daughter. There was just a little catch in the scenario. Only the suitor who could tell the colour of the three hair strands hidden behind the black stresses of the daughter would be able to marry his daughter.

Many suitors from all over the country visit the landlord but fail to guess the colour. He gives up on his idea to marry the daughter thinking that the girl herself would not like to be the wife of a poor person but one day while watching the dance of the three goats his ambitions again arise and he again remembers the fortune words of the old woman. The suitor is surprised on his shocking words, he asks for the secret and gives Sindhu the greed of a reward. Sindhu refuses to tell him the secret and says he what message do we get from the story the three dancing goats tell until he is brought in the presence of the daughter.

The manor was well decorated and suitors were present everywhere trying to guess the colour of the three hair strands. The daughter and the landlord were sitting on a raised platform. Nobody was able to recognize Sindhu. Suddenly from the crowd, Sindhu in a very deep and dignified voice shouts the colour of the strands which was one pure white, the colour of the diamond, one deep red, the colour of the ruby and one light green the colour of the emerald.

The landlord confirms that his answer is right. Sindhu removes his disguise and every person in the manor is shocked. The landlord is also distressed to have a peasant as a son-in-law. He peacefully inquires Sindhu and Sindhu tales him the whole tale that how he got to know the secret behind the hair strands.

After listening to Sindhu, the landlord says that as her daughter is the one who told him the secret, she is now his wife.

The Goat and his Master

Question and Answers Q. Give the character sketch of Sindhu with examples from the story to support your answer. Sindhu is the main protagonist of the story who is depicted as a very good, caring and innocent person. He is naive enough to fall into trickery, a fact which worries his mother the most.

Sindhu is also shown to be hardworking but is unable to earn a good livelihood by his own. He loves his pets very much. At first, he seems to be falling into the trickery by the old lady, which even his mother also thinks.

Without any greed, Sindhu exhibits the dance of the goats. It is a story about an innocent peasant who achieves a great fortune after buying three goats from an old lady who used to make the goats dance on a tone played on a flute.

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  • After knowing the secret, Sindhu gives his flute and the last goat to the daughter and returns home happily;
  • The fact that the daughter considers Sindhu to be innocent and not a big-dreamer set up the conclusion of the story.

She is persistent enough to buy all his three goats and to not to give up on something he has kept eyes on. Both the landlord and his daughter are nameless in the story. The fact that the daughter considers Sindhu to be innocent and not a big-dreamer set up the conclusion of the story. She does not expect Sindhu to be someone who can aspire to marry her after himself being a peasant.

  1. The suitor is surprised on his shocking words, he asks for the secret and gives Sindhu the greed of a reward.
  2. Moreover the figure's pallor and frailty suggest vulnerability and suffering, perhaps even death.
  3. I asked how it was he had not sold it before. Sindhu is the main protagonist of the story who is depicted as a very good, caring and innocent person.
  4. The style in which the right-hand figure is painted is rather different, being for one thing closer to synthetic Cubism. I have been asked a hundred times to sell it by Americans, by Kahnweiler and many others but I have always refused.
  5. I examined closely the cracks in the paint on the left side, specially round the head of the dancer.

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