Explain ‘Terribly transient feet’. The sea has not changed much with the passage of time. It is in sharp contrast to short, transient and temporary life and existence of human beings. Related posts: How long had the narrator known his grandmother ‘old and wrinkled’? What did people say? How did the narrator react? There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud. We should be happy with what we have and should not crave for what we don’t have. Matilda suffered in her life because she was not contented. Comment. (The Necklace) Elements of western culture have had a very influential role on cultures of the world. How are these elements different from those of Indian culture? What according to you, should we as Indians adopt from the west to make life more meaningful.