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Class : 12

Subject : English

Unit : 1.20 Lesson :A Respectable Woman

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1.) How was Gouvernail different from Mrs. Baroda’s expectation?

2.) How does Mrs. Baroda compare Gouvernail with her husband?

3.) Why and how did Mrs. Baroda try to change Gouvernail’s solitary habits?

4.) How does Gaston disagree with his wife on Gouvernail’s character?

5.) Why is Gaston surprised with his wife’s expression towards the end of the story?

6.) What is the cause of conflict in Mrs. Baroda’s mind? What role does Mrs. Baroda ‘being a respectable woman’ play in the story?

7.) Sketch the character of Gouvernail and contrast it with Gaston.

8.) Why does Mrs. Baroda not disclose her feelings towards Gouvernail to her husband?

9.) The last three sentences of the story bring a kind of twist. After reading these three sentences, how do you analyze Mrs. Baroda’s attitude towards Gouvernail?

10.) The entry of an outsider into a family has been a recurring subject in both literature and films. Narrate a story real or imaginative where an outsider’s arrival destroys the intimate relationship between the husband and the wife and causes break up in ma

11.) Mrs. Baroda Makes an expectation about Gouvernail even before meeting him. Suppose you are a mature girl/boy and your family members are giving you pressure for getting married. Write about 200 words describing what qualities you would like to get in your

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