What, according to the writer, did his experience as an Everester teach him? His experience as an Everester taught him to face life’s painful experiences with determination and firmness. Related posts: There is a phrase ‘a snake in the grass’. What does it mean? “You neither travelled to the past nor the future. You were in the present experiencing a different world.” Looking back at the last ten years of your life, describe the events that have been significant in shaping your personality. Why did the grandmother accompany the narrator to his school? What did she do there?