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Aug 27, 2014

Question Answer of Bewitched Jacket | English Literature

By Dino Buzzati Traverso (1906-1972)

Question 1: At the party, what was it about the stranger that do the narrator's attention?
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Question 2: What was it about the tailor that made the narrator feel uncomfortable?
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Question 3: what was the narrator plan to avoid letting the maid handle the bewitched jacket?
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Question 4 : how did the narrator establish connection between crime and the money he found?
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Question 5: Why did the narrator finally decide to destroy the jacket?
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Question 6: Which incident dampened the narrator's joy?
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Question 7: What change came over the narrator after he became wealthy?
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1:"How will be expensive, I imagined."
Question a: Who said these words and to whom and in which context?
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Question b: Who will be expensive?
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Question c: How did the tailor look?
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Question d: Why did the narrator find the tailor to be nice?
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Question e: Why was a Tuesday in April a special for the narrator?
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2:"Too late, too late! It said."
Question a: Who hears this words and where?
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Question b: Why did the narrator go there?
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Question c: What happened after the narrator burnt the jacket?
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Question d: What happened to the narrator after the change got ever in his life?
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Answer 1: At the reception part in a house with milan the narrator of the story "The Bewitched Jacked" met a man about forty years old; who look very handsome because of the clothes . The the narrator was amazed at the stranger gorgeous presence but he also did not feel to notice sad and gloomy face .


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Answer 2: After ordering the shirt to be made and giving all the instruction regarding his fittings to the tailor corticella, the narrator was returning home when he realised that tailor had left feeling uneasy perhaps because of his much-too-warm-smiles.
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Answer 3: When the narrator woke up the next morning after the maid arrived, she was amazed to see the narrator in bed wearing suit instead of his night dress . the narrator explained that he had been too tired the night before . The maid insisted the narrator to take off the suit. so that she could at least give it a brushing but the narrator went out immediately saying he had no time to change. The narrator hurriedly went to a store selling ready to wear clothes and bought a suit of the same kind like his bewitched suit, So that he could leave it in the maid's care and hide this suit in a safe place away from his maid's reach .
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Answer 4: the following 3 incidents those happen at the same time in and around the narrator city whenever the narrator drew money from the pocket of his bewitched jacket. It has forced him to establish a connection between the crime and the money he found. i) A bank robbery in uia plat mama by four criminals. In this a man was killed and an amount of fifty eight million euro was looted. ii) A terrible fire began in a ware house ofthe main street in San Clara and notary destroyed the half building but also the shapes of a large real state company; which had more than 135 million in cash. Two fireman were also killed while putting out the fire. iii) A sixty year old retired woman had killed herself because she had missed her monthly pension one-thousand lire which she had collected the day before and the money was with narrator at present.
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Answer 5: The narrator gradually got fed up with his bewitched jacket because he knew very well that he was alone responsible for all the crimes, blood sheds and deaths happening in an around his city. So he decided to destroy it in order to get rid of his jacket as he could no longer bear the pains that he himself was the only responsible person for whom people's lives had been ruined and he could also have a sign of relief.
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Answer 6:A bank's armoured car (covered with armour plate for security ) was carrying money to the main office when it was stopped and cleaned out in via Palmanova by four criminals . People gathered around the scene, one of the criminals began to shoot and a man was killed. The amount looters was fifty eight million lire. This bank robbery dampened the narrator's joy because it was the exact amount that the narrator drew out from the pocket of the bewitched jacket and hide it safely in side the trunk .


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Answer 7:After the narrator became wealthy, he bought a huge villa, paintings, big automobiles to drive around and left his job stating reasons of health in order to travel throughout the world.



Answer of Reference context 1:

Answer a: The narrator said the words to the stranger; whom he met at the party in Paris where he was asking the stranger from where he has got his suit stitched.


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Answer b:the tailor will be expensive who are Alphonso Corticella who resided at Ferrers 17.
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Answer c: the tailor was a little old man with his hair dyed black and who has opened the door to let the narrator in.
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Answer d: The narrator find the tailor to be nice because he did not ask for the price of the suit where it was given ordered to be made.
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Answer e: A Tuesday in April was the special for the narrator because that was the day when the narrator had first won his new suit after its delivery and also discovered a ten thousand lire note in his pocket . It was also the day when he came to know that his jacket was a bewitched one.


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Answer of Reference context 2:

Answer a:The narrator hears the words between two huge boulders at a valley in the alps.


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Answer b: The narrator went there to burn the bewitched jacket in order to get rid of it.
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Answer c: After the narrator had burnt the jacket his car at the grassy clearing vanished, his villa had disappeared. There was no money left in his saving account and there was nothing but dust instead of the money in his old trunk.
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Answer d: After the change got over in the narrator of life he somehow had managed to get back his job with great difficulty. He was sad and worried but nobody took notice of his state he also had the apprehension that one day there tailor might came, ring his door bell and ask for the final statement of his account.
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Aug 9, 2014

Question Answers 'The Happy Prince' - English Literature | Reference to Context

By: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

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Question 1: Why is the prince called happy? Was he really happy ?
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Question 2: Why does the Happy Prince send a Ruby for the seamstress ?
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Question 3: For whome does the Prince give away his eyes and why ?
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Question 4 : Why did the Swallow not leave the Prince and go to Egypt?
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Question 5: Why does God consider the leaden heart and the dead bird as the two most precious things in the city?
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Reference to the context 1: "I hope the town had made perfections."

Question 1: Who said these words to whom and 5?
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Question 2: Where does the Swallow find his shelter ?
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Question 3 : Why does the Swallow say that he had a golden bedroom ?
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Question 4: What happened when the Swallow prepared to go to sleep ?
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Reference to the context 2: " Dear little swallow, you tell me of marvelous things, but more marvelous than anything is the suffering man and of woman."
Question 1: Who said the above words and to whom?
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Question 2: What task does the Prince give to the Swallow .... ?
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Question 3: What does the Swallow witness?
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Question 4 : How does the Prince decide to help those needy people ?
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Answer 1: The Prince was happy indeed. Being a prince he lead a luxurious life and got everything or more on just a little command. He was always kept safely away from the misery and the harsh reality of life through a high boundary wall. He was happy indeed and was always so. He remain in his happy world where sorrow was not allowed to enter. He never got a chance to see the misery and the suffering of the poor and unprivileged people on the other side of the boundary. He was quite happy in his own way as he had never felt or experienced either physical or mental pain and sorrow of real world. He never had to cry from being unprivileged or been ever hungry. One cannot be deplored for being born into happiness as on cannot choose its destiny rather its destiny chooses who will be privileged and who will be not.
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Answer 2: The Happy Prince send the Ruby of its sword's hilt to the seamstress because she was suffering from acute poverty. Her face was thin and worn and she had course, red hand, all pricked by needle because she was embroidery passion flowers on satin gown for the loveliest of the queen's maids of honor to wear at next court ball.In a bed in the corner of her room, a little boy was lying down with fever and was asking for oranges. The poor mother had nothing to offer but river water which he didn't like to have. Moved by her sorrow, the Prince felt pity and so he offered the Ruby to the seamstress which would fetch her some money so she could be able to treat her ill son and could live comfortably for a few days.
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Answer 3: The Prince give away his eye which where rare sapphire to the young student in a garret and the match-girl because of the following reasons. The young man in the town who was an aspiring playwright was seen in a garret leaning over a desk covered with papers. He was trying to finish a play for the director of the theatre but was unable to do so because he was too cold to write and hunger had made him faint. The scene of the young man's suffering crossed the pity of the prince who commanded the Swallow to pluck out his sapphire eyes and give it to the young student to end his miserable days. The second of the sapphire eye the valuable gem was given to the match girl who's matches fell in the gutter and were all spoiled. Her father would beat her if she did not bring home some money in exchange of the matches and this brought tears in her eyes. She had neither shoes nor stocking and her little head was bared; which clearly showed that she was too poor to buy warm clothes. The prince moved by her sorrow and suffering, ordered the little Swallow to pluck out his other eye and hand it to her as she would be able to get enough money for her family.
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Answer 4: The little Swallow did not leave the happy prince and went to Egypt, because while playing with Prince for quite long the bird bagan to understand the feelings of human heart and its functioning. She started to feel the pain and the sorrow which human being suffered. The sacrifice of the Prince made the little Seallow aware that he too had to perform his own duty by being the princes a pair of eyes so that the good work of the Prince could be carried out till the last resource was available; which could benefit the poor.
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Answer 5: God considered the leaden heart of the Happy Prince and the dead Swallow as the two most precious things in the city as the Happy Prince had served the poor and the needy whole heartedly by providing them with the last resource of his body to bring back a little happiness into their lives and the bird had always remain his faithful messenger. These two had sacrificed their lives in serving the poor and the unprivileged; who are one of God's creation without having any expectation.
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Answer 1-1: the above words where spoken by the little Swallow. As his friends had gone to visit, he also decided to go there. So, all day long he flew and by night he arrived in a city. He decided to take rest and so expected that the town had preparations for giving him shelter .


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Answer 1-2: While searching shelter for the Swallow, noticed the statue on a tall column and decided to put there for the night between the feet of the statue the Happy Prince as it for its fine position with plenty of fresh air .
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Answer 1-3: The Swallow said that he had a golden bedroom because he had taken shelter between the feet of the Happy Prince's statue; which was gold plated .
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Answer 1-4: When the Swallow prepared to go to sleep in large drop of water fell on him which was curious as there was not a peck of cloud in the sky . The drop of water fell again on the bird; which made the birds decide to leave his place as soon as the bird looked up, he saw the eyes of the happy prince where filled with tears and teers where running down is golden cheeks. His face was so beautiful in the moonlight that the little Swallow's heart filled with pity.
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Answer 2-1: The above words were spoken by the Happy Prince to the little Swallow .


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Answer 2-2: The Prince ask the Swallow to fly over his city and to report to him what he had seen during his day"s flight .
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Answer 2-3: the Swallow witnessed in the great city that the rich where making merry in there beautiful houses, while begger were sitting at the gates. He saw the faces of starving children on the street. Under the archway of a bridge two little poor boys where very hungry and were lying in one another's arm to keep themselves warm .
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Answer 2-4: The Prince asked the Swallow to pluck leaf gold one after another and distribute them among the poor and the needy so that they could live comfortably for 2 days with the money they would be getting in exchange of the gold leaves .
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