Word Meaning, Summary, Important Questions Of Chapter 6 Amanda | Class 10

This poem depicts the state of a little girl’s mind who is constantly instructed about do’s and don’ts by her elders. She is told not to hunch her shoulders and to sit up straight. She is told to finish her homework and tidy her room. She is forbidden from eating the chocolate that she has. But all the time, the little girl Amanda keeps dreaming of a life of freedom without any restraint. She dreams of mermaids in the sea, of roaming barefoot in the dusty street, and of the golden-haired Rapunzel who lived alone in a high tower. She takes no note of what is being said to her. Then she is rebuked by her mother for being moody and sulking all the time

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