A.     How does the author describe the situation of Lencho’s house and field?
The author begins with a beautiful natural set up to concoct us for the further
twist ushering phenomenon in the story. He acquaints us with the house being
the only one in the valley and on the crest of a hill. To add to this beautiful
natural set up we are more brought to the beautiful auspicious river promising
a good nourish reflecting the ripe corn dotted with flowers connoting sound
B.      How does the shower bring optimism and then complete disaster?
Innocuous Lencho had made a wish from the core of the heart for a downpour or a
shower. As if he listened to his appeal and ushered in plentiful shower
indicating a wish and prosperous growth. But the aphotic side of this shower
was not fathomed by Lencho until Perlis in the form of the hailstorms showered
pulverizing the ripe optimistic cornfield. Hail storm reduced the lush
cornfield into an expanse of abrogating piece reflecting disaster for the corn
and as well as for Lencho.
C.     How did Lencho and his family enjoy the shower as a welcome gift?
As desired by Lencho, he was blessed with a genuine rainfall which would
rejuvenate the vitality of the cornfield. With a blithe heart, he welcomed the
rain and even could not help himself from going in the rain feeling the
pleasure of the rain on the body. Being exuberant Lencho even symbolically
interpreted the big rain droplets as ten cents and little droplets as five
D.     How did hailstones bring a pole asunder thought and behavior in Lencho?
It was like a bolt from the blue for Lencho when he witnessed terrible havoc
brought forth by hailstones. The boys naive of the affect of the hailstone
could cause, took the occasion to be an auspicious one. But old hand peasant
Lencho knew the ominous side of the hailstone and exclaimed, “it is really
getting bad now.” When the cornfield was completely devasted, with a soul
filled with dolefulness Lencho standing in the middle of the desert exclaimed,
“a plague of locust would have left more than this.”

E.      From whom did Lencho with to get help from and why?
Beaten and dismantled by the devilish hailstone Lencho was in a dead loss
situation without any ray of hope. But his innocuous mind could think one other
than the omnipresent almighty. He had been immaculate to traverse to God to comfort him
as he desired.
F.      How
did the postman and the postmaster react seeing the address written to god?
It was unprecedented to the postmaster as well as to the postmaster when he
witnessed the very name on the envelope. Initially the postman considered the
letter to be the subject of fun and frolic and humorous. Same has been the discourse of the postmaster initially but immediately he was touched by the
very innocuous and simple Mein of trust and regarded Lencho to be a rare man of
true faith.
G.     How
did postmaster decide to help Lencho? What restraints did he have?
Despite, it was a humorous discovery for the postman to see a letter addressed
to god by a country peasant, he did not want to spoliate Lencho’s trust in
almighty. In lieu, he decided to answer as ‘God’ himself. But this bountiful jesture
floundered when there was the issue of hundred pesos. Perplexed and derailed
from his course, the postmaster decided to make it a reality in every possible
H.     How
did the postmaster manage seventy pesos for Lencho?
Resolute to his benevolent purpose Lencho reflected the qualities like
sacrifice and appeal to meet the primary need of Lencho. He sacrificed a part
of his salary and appealed to his colleagues and friends to charity to help a
man of faith. Despite his diligent effort the postmaster was just able to dig
up an amount of seventy pesos, thirty pesos short to be desired of hundred
How did Lencho react after
receiving seventy pesos?
With serene faith and confidence, Lencho went to the post office the next Sunday
to get his money as the help of the god. He did not have an iota of doubt about
receiving the money and so he was least surprised on receiving the money. But
he turned dubious on the post office people after getting seventy pesos as
according to him the total sum of hundred was reduced to seventy by the post
office officials.

J.       What
wish did Lencho make to god after receiving seventy pesos?
Without any speculation and surprise, Lencho considered the receipt of the
money expected. But the amount being less by thirty pesos, he decided to
complain god against the post office people doubting them who plundered his
money. This incident is hilarious and starting as post office people worked as
the god’s messengers who helped him with the money. Besides, this reflects his
innocuous and guileless personality.