Analysis Of Indira's Day
As she ran, the tremors were getting more frequent under her feet. The sides of the quarry were cracking, threatening to split off. She found her parents, her mother was carrying her sister in her arms as she ran for the exit. As she ran she saw the mother with the baby strapped to her back also run, the child was still asleep in the basket.
They get out of the quarry mostly unscathed. All of them coughing out granite dust and brushing it out of their clothing. Indira had a small graze on her chin from a dislodged stone. Her father, however, had fractured his arm when he fell from a ladder. Indira’s mother wants him to be to the hospital to be seen. He refuses to be taken there and is adamant about not getting the medical bill. They argue for a bit and he finally relents after her mother explains that it would be harder for their family if he wouldn’t be able to work than if they had to pay a single medical