B. Wordsworth


V. S. Naipaul

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The Boy (The Narrator)

The main protagonist of the story is a young boy, although it is clear that he has grown up since the events of the story. His actions and words suggest that he is somewhere between… read analysis of The Boy (The Narrator)

B. Wordsworth

Although B. Wordsworth is associated with the beggars who come to the boy’s house on a regular basis, he is soon established as an educated man with a vibrant imagination and delicate feelings. Although… read analysis of B. Wordsworth

The Boy’s Mother

The boy’s mother appears on two occasions, both times near the beginning of the story. When B. Wordsworth appears in their yard and requests to watch the bees that live in the palm treesread analysis of The Boy’s Mother