NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Chapter 13 THE SELFISH GIANT

In The Selfish Giant written by Oscar Wilde, central themes are – humility, salvation, compassion, kindness, arrogance, loneliness, love and pain. This unit “The Selfish Giant” is about a Giant’s beautiful garden where children used to love playing. But one day, the selfish Giant built a high wall around his garden to prevent the children from entering it. After that, neither the children nor the spring or summer entered the park. Seeing this, the Giant had a change of heart, and he started missing his little friends, especially a little boy whom he loved dearly. Soon enough, he opened up the garden for one and all and loved watching the children play in his beautiful garden.