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Question”1 Why is the lawyer sent to new Mullion? what does he first think about the places?
Answer” The lawyer was sent to new Mullion to serve summons on a man Oliver Lutkins who was needed as a witness in a law case he first thinks that the place must be a sweet a simple country village
Question”2 Who befriends him? where does he take him?
Answer” A hack driver at the station who called himself bill Magnuson Befriends the lawyer he told the lawyer that hw knew Lutkins and would help in finding him as Lutkins is a very hard man to catch bill took him to all the places where Lutkins was known to hang out he took the lawyer to Fritz’s shop where Lutkins played a lot of poker then to Gustaff’s barber shop and then to Grey’s barber shop to the Poolroom and several other places at the end he took him to Lutkins mother’s farm
Question”3 what does he say about Lutkins?
Answer” Bill says that Lutkins is a hard fellow to catch as he was always busy in some activity or the other Lutkins owed a lot of money to people and never pays them back he plays a lot poker game and he is very at deceiving people
Question”4 what more does bill say about Lutkins and his family?
Answer” Bill told the lawyer that he Knows mother of Lutkins he said that she was a terror he shared an incident where he had gone to her farm to deliver a truck to her once and she almost took his skin off because he did not carry it carefully as one would carry a box of eggs he also said that she was about nine feet tall and four feet thick she was very quick like a cat he also said Lutkins must have heard about them chasing him and thus would have come to hide behind his mother’s skirts
Question”5 Does the narrator serve the summons that day?
Answer” No, the narrator is not to serve the summons that day
Question”6 Who is Lutkins?
Answer” The hack driver himself is Lutkins but pretends to be bill magnuson he deceives the lawyer the entire day so as to avoid receiving the summons from him to be a witness
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Question”1 when the lawyer reached new Mullion did bill know that he was looking for Lutkins ? when do you think bill came up with his plan for fooling the lawyer?
Answer” When the lawyer reached new Mullion bill did now know that he was looking for Lutkins he must have made his plan for fooling the lawyer when the lawyer told him that he was looking for Lutkins and he does not know Lutkins by face
Quesion”2 Lutkins openly takes the lawyer all over the village how is that no one lets out the secrets? ( Hint: Notice that the hack driver asks the lawyer to keep out of sight behind him when they go into Fritz’s) can you find other such subtle ways in which Lutkins Manipulates the tour?
Answer” Lutkins openly takes the lawyer all over the village but no one lets out the secret he never lets the lawyer talk to the village people at first it is always him who approaches them the way he invents stories about Lutkins nature and the way he scares the lawyer about Lutkins mothers are ways of fooling the lawyer devised by the hack driver Everywhere he does not allow the lawyer to ask about Lutkins but he himself pretends to ask about him which the villagers are knowing is an act so the villagers also join in the whole drama
Question”3 why do you think Lutkins neighbours were anxious to meet the lawyers?
Answer” Lutkins neighbours were anxious to meet the lawyers because they were the only ones who did not get a chance to meet the lawyer who was fooled by Lutkins for an entire day everybody else in the village had witnessed the lawyer being deceived by Lutkins
Question”4 After first day’s experience with the hack driver the lawyer thinks of returning to new Mullion to practice law do you think he would have reconsidered this idea after his second visit?
Answer” No, I don’t think he would have considered this idea after his second visit after his first visit he was quite positive about the people of new Mullion he thought that bill was so nice and helpful to a stranger and so would be the rest of the villagers On the second visit to new Mullion he realized that Lutkins had made foot of him he would never return to new Mullion to practice law
Question”5 Do you think the layer was Gullible? how could he have avoided being taken for a ride?
Answer” Yes” the lawyer was a gullible man he believed every word of what Oliver Lutkins said he could have avoided being taken for a ride in following ways he could have tried to find out how the witness he was going search of i”e Lutkins looks he could have spoken to other people at the station and interrogated about Lutkins rather than believing one persons also he should have been the one to Interrogated about the whereabouts of Lukins of Lutkins while visiting the places Lutkins mostly hangs out at
Question”6 Do we come across persons like Lutkins only in fiction or do we encounter them in real life as well?
Answer” people like Lutkins are found in real life as well they do not just appear in store they are very much real newspapers are full of reports of such tricksters
Question”7 who is a Con’ Man or a confidence trickster?
Answer” A con’ man or a confidence trickster is a person who makes a fool out of other people hw wins their trust first and then he gets from them whatever he wants,
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Question”1 I was sent not to prepare legal briefs but to serve summons, like a cheap detective
(A) At what post was working ?
(B) why was he not given legal briefs to prepare?
(C) Find a word meaning court order from the given extract
(C) what is the present tense of sent?’
(a) T was working as a junior assistant clerk
(b) Probably because he was inexperienced he was not given legal briefs to prepare
(c) Summons from the extract means court order”
(d) Send is its present tense
Question”2 He was so open and friendly that I glowed with the warmth of his affection I knew of Course that he wanted the business but his kindness was real
(a) who is he in these lines?
(b) Give an instance of his kindness
(c) Find a word from the extract which means a gentle feelings of fordness?
(d) what is the opposite of kindness ?
(a) he in” these lines is bill Magnuson the hack driver
(b) he offered to take the narrator through the village and find Lutkins
(c) Affection from the extract mean a gentle feeling of fondness
(d) Cruelty is the opposite of kindness
Question”3 So we pursued him just behind him but never catching him for an hour till it was past one’s clock
(a) who was Pursuing whom?
(b) why were they Pursuing him?
(c) which word in the extract is a synonym of followed?”
(d) what is the opposite of behind?”
(a) The narrator and bill were Pursuing Lutkins
(b) They were Pursuing him because the lawyer had to serve him a summons
(c) Pursued in the extract is the synonyms of followed
(d) ahead is its opposite
Question”4 what really hurt me was that when I served the Summons Lutkins and his mother laughed at me as though I were a bright boy of seven
(a) what hurt the narrator?
(b) why did the two laugh?
(c) which word in the extract is a synonym of delivered”?
(d) what is the opposite of bright?”
(a) The laughter of Lutkins and his mother hurt me narrator
(b) the two laughed because they had been successful in fooling him
(c) served from the extract is the synonym of delivered
(d) its opposite is dull
Question”5 I had to go to dirty and shadowy comers of the city to seek out my victims some of the larger and more self-confidence ones even beat me up
(a) who is”I?
(b) what was the nature of Ts job?
(c) find a word from the extract which means find “
(a) I” is the young lawyer who is the narrator of the story
(b) the nature of his job was to serve summons on people who were required to present themselves in the court
(c) seek out from the extract means find
(d) its opposite is dean”