The Thief is only fifteen years old upon his first meeting with Arun, who is about twenty years old. They meet at a wrestling match and the Thief tries to gain the friendship of Arun so as to eventually take advantage of him. When Arun asks the Thief what his name is, the Thief replies, lying,
Although Arun appears to be a poor man, he still consents to take Deepak in. From the text, we get the idea that Arun is trustful, compassionate, perceptive, as well as philosophical about life.
When Deepak pesters Arun to let him work for him, Arun reluctantly agrees. Deepak maintains that he can definitely cook. In exchange, Arun teaches Deepak how to write, to cook, and to add money on paper; he welcomes Deepak into his home wholeheartedly and unreservedly.
As time progresses, however, Deepak begins to feel the tug of his old life as a thief. One night, he steals a wad of cash from Arun as the older man sleeps. With the money, Deepak decides that he will go to Amritsar. However, when the time comes to get on the train, he begins to harbor reservations about his actions.
Deepak feels guilty because he knows that he has stolen from an impoverished man who trusts him.
In the end, Deepak returns to Arun, and even though Arun knows what Deepak did, he chooses to keep silent about it. So, from the story, Arun is presented as a trustful, compassionate, perceptive, and forgiving individual.CHARACTERS The Thief/ Deepak The narrator of the story is the thief. The story is told in first person; therefore, the thief tells his own story.
After Arun asks him his name, the thief gives him the name of .
THE THIEF’S STORY Ruskin Bond. CHARACTERS The Thief/ Deepak The narrator of the story is the thief. The story is told in first person; therefore, the thief tells his own story. The thief sees Arun as an easy target to rob and persuades his way into Arun's home.
CHARACTERS Arun The narrator of the story is the thief. The story is. Arun then teaches him not only how to cook, but how to read, write, and count money as well.
Deepak watches Arun hide money under the matress, and Arun even goes so far as to give him a key. Suddenly, Deepak undergoes a change.. he can't make up his min whether he still wants to rob Arun.
Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, on 19th May, , and grew up in Shimla, Jamnagar, Dehradun and Mussoorie. As a young man, he spent four years in the Channel Island and London. He now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family. Ruskin Bond, born 19 May , is an Indian author of British descent.
He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist. In he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing in India.4/4(5). What is the character sketch of Rusty in the Room on The Roof?
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