Quick Answer: Why Did The Rich Man Resent The Poor?

Why did the third man refuse to use his stick of wood?

Why did “the third one” refuse to use his stick of wood.

Answer: The third one was a poor man in torn clothes and he did not want to give his stick as he envied the rich man his wealth and did not want to save the idle rich..

What was the proof of human sin?

In short, selfishness is the ‘human sin’ here. And the logs in their hands are the ‘proof of human sin’. In the poem, six humans were carrying a logs of wood each in bleak and bitter cold. All of them refused to give their sticks of wood by discriminating based on color, complexion, race, religion etc.

Why is the black man revengeful Is he justified in being so?

Answer: The black man is revengeful and with animosity , is his character built. He does not put his stick of wood in the logfire because he wants to take revenge from the fair man and cause harm to him .

How does the rich man describe the poor?

Or, What do you understand about the nature of the rich man? … The rich man thinks about the wealth he has in store. He thinks of how to protect what he has earned from the “lazy shiftless poor”. This is more general than particular that the rich people regard the poor as lazy and lacking an aim to work hard.

Why did the poor man not want to warm the idle rich?

The poor decided not to warm the rich as he concidered the rich to be idle as they totally thrive on the poor. They concider themselves as supreme and sit idle in a place and make the poor do work as observed by the poor man.

What were the rich man’s thoughts?

The rich man’s mind was preoccupied with the riches he has in store. He was thinking of how to keep safe what he had earned from the poor who he believes are ‘lazy and shiftless’.

In what way was the rich man similar to the poor man?

Answer. Answer: The rich man was similar to the poor man as he also held back his stick. He did not wanted to help the poor man because he thinks about his wealth in the store and not wanted to save it for the poor.

Why did he not help the poor man?

Answer: He decided, not to help the poor man as he felt that the poor did not deserve to survive, they were lazy and shiftless. The rich man actually had the sins of greed and stinginess within him.

What did the rich man think of the poor man?

The rich man thought that he had worked so hard for collecting all the money he had in store and how he could save it from the eyes of the lazy and shiftless (without any aim) poor. Thus, he too did not give up his log. The prejudice in his mind was greed and stinginess for the poor.

Why did the rich man sit back what was his opinion of the poor?

The rich man thinks about the wealth he has in store. He thinks of how to protect what he has earned from the “lazy shiftless poor”. This is more general than particular that the rich people regard the poor as lazy and lacking an aim to work hard.

What was the rich man saving and from whom?

Answer: I) The rich man thought of his wealth that he had in store and how to keep what he had earned. He was saving his earned money from the poor.

What were the thoughts of the rich man in his final moments?

He was thinking of how to keep safe what he had earned from the poor who he believes are ‘lazy and shiftless’. The rich man’s thought only reveals his obsession with wealth and his prejudiced mind against the poor. This is not only about this particular man, but also about all rich men in general.