Presentation on theme: "The Brahman’s Wish Past Tense Practice Regular Verbs Kristi Reyes MiraCosta College VESL."— Presentation transcript:
The Brahman’s Wish Past Tense Practice Regular Verbs Kristi Reyes MiraCosta College VESL
lived wife Brahman old, blind mother
poor prayed Siva temple
Twelve years, one wish
Son! Your mother is old – A son can take care of us.
didn’t know what to do walked, cried, sat in center of town
sargeant What’s wrong?
One wish. Mother wants one thing. Wife wants another. How can I choose? I love them both.
No need to cry. Your problem is small. Here’s what you will do…
I can see! I’m pregnant!
What did the sargeant tell the Brahman to say and do?
Solution: The sergeant advised him to combine the two wishes into one. When the Brahman went to Siva, he said, My mother is blind, and her only desire is to see her grandson eating rice. Very clever! OK… you can have your wish!