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How was the foreigner dressed in a horse and two goats?

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The foreigner was dressed in khaki clothes, making him look like a policeman or a soldier. What was the visitor actually interested in? The American visitor was actually interested in the clay horse statue. He wanted to buy it and take home as a showpiece.

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Regarding this, who was the foreigner in a horse and two goats?

Muni, an old goat herder, lives with his wife in one of the huts. He is the poorest resident of the village. Every day, he herds his flock of forty goats and sheep to the highway on the outskirts of the village and lets them graze as he sits and watches them.

Subsequently, question is, how did Muni understand that the foreigner was making reference to the horse? Answer: When Muni tried to back out from the conversation, the foreigner stopped him and asked him if the horse statue was his. Though the linguistic barrier was still there, Muni understood that the reference was being made to the Horse and not to the mutilated body.

Subsequently, question is, what is the main conflict in a horse and two goats?

The main conflict in the story 'A horse and Two goats': The major conflict of the story named 'A Horse and two Goats' is when the Farmer and the tourist (American) never speak with each other.

What was the visitor actually interested in?

The visitor was actually a foreigner interested in the the clay statue the foreigner offered an American cigarette Tu Muni soon after they met it was a surprise to Muni because he was saw the american cigarette first time.

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