irrational, selfish and discouraging
a) noi says she lied to people in the village that the city was a perfect place. she says that there is nothing good or healthy in the city. she also tells dawan that she cannot change anything in the village and that after some time, she will be discourage or she would just live with it.
b) noi refuses to help convince dawan's father to let dawan study in the city because it will do her move harm than good
a) when dawan cuts her ankle in the market place, noi wipes it with her clean scarf, washes it with some water and bandages it with old handkerchief.