The Old Woman in the poem is a self appointed tourist guide, not
a beggar. Do you agree? Give reasons
The beggars are often following people around, harassing them with a demand for alms. But the difference is that if the tour guides sell their services, the beggars don’t. This immediately creates a world of disparity between the two groups of people. It shows that even though tour guides can be as irritating as beggars, they are self-respecting people.
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