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22 Jan

Love Love Love Alone by V S Naipaul

Love Love Love Alone by V S Naipaul B.1. The sign said that the house was on sale. B.2. Because nobody in the street knew her. She led a secluded life. B.3. She was trying to raise herself to the standards expected of a white woman. However, she falls short and all she manages to do is to dole out fancy words and fancy pronunciations. B.4. Because she loved him and expected h

22 Jan

The Sacrificial Egg by Chinua Achebe

The Sacrificial Egg by Chinua Achebe B.1. The Igbo tribe. B.2. The epidemic of Smallpox or Kitikpa has spread in the place. B.3. The women bought many-coloured cloths, smoked fish, iron pots and plates. B.4. They believed that Kitikpa was an evil deity. B.5. In the place called Umuru. B.6. Mammy-wota or water goddesses are beautiful, young, unreal women one finds squeez

22 Jan

The Gold Watch by Mulk Raj Anand

The Gold Watch by Mulk Raj Anand B.1. Acton was so devoted to the job of spreading the monopoly of King’s marmalade that he had no time to spare for his wife. B.2 . Sharma was an old family man of fifty who had greyed prematurely. Also, he had acquired a general legend of saintliness. B.3. No, they are silent assassins who hide their hypocrisy and cruelty behind an artif

22 Jan

The Shape of the Sword by Jorge Luis Borges

The Shape of the Sword by Jorge Luis Borges An Irishman, now living near Tacuarembo in Uruguay, recounts his experiences in the Irish War of Independence and how he received the large scar on his face. Borges starts the story narrating as himself as he is forced to stop in a small town run by the unnamed Irishman, who is known as strict but fair. Borges ingratiates

22 Jan

The Night the Ghost Got In by James Grove Thurber

The Night the Ghost Got In by James Grove Thurber B.1. The narrator’s mother threw a shoe at the neighbour’s window. His grandfather shot a policeman. B.2.Because he felt she was too excited to be left alone. Moreover, he himself was frightened. B.3. Because she was frightened to see a shoe being hurled in through the window during the midnight. B.4. Initially,

22 Jan

The Last Judgement by Karel Capek

The Last Judgement by Karel Capek B.1. He was caught only after his death. B.2. There was no provision for swearing in witnesses. B.3. Because since God knows everything, He can’t possibly judge. Morover the judges are experienced hands. Man is not worthy of divine judgement B.4.If judges know everything, they would understand everything and hence their hearts would a