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The Suitor And Papa – Anton Chekov
Chapter : 1
Answer the following questions.
Q.1) Why did Pyotr’s friend ask for a stag party?
Ans: Because Pyotr’s friend had come to know that Pyotr was getting married.
Q.2) When did Pyotr realised that everyone expected him to marry nasty?
Ans: Pyotr realised that everyone expected him to marry Nastya when his friend had told him that everyone knew that he spent whole days with Kondrashin’s daughters, dine there. Sang ballads and walked with Nastya and also gave bunches of flowers to her. And Pyotr’s friend had asked for a stage party also. So all these make him realised.
Q.3) Why did Kondrashkin allow Pyotr to come to his house and meet Anastasia?
Ans: Kondrashkin allowed Pyotr to come to his house and meet Anastasia because he was in the hope that Pyotr would marry her and they loved each other.
Q.4) Kondrashkin accuses Pyotr of evading the issue and being dishonest why?
Ans: Kondrashkin accuses Pyotr of evading the issue and being dishonest because Pyotr wants to leave the place without marrying Nastya. However,pyotr spent all the time, eating, drinking and chatting to the girls or daughters of kondrashkin and they all were in the hope that Pyotr would marry Nastya.
Q. 5) When he failed to convince kondrashkin, what did Pyotr finally decided to do?
Ans: when he failed to convince kondrashkin, Pyotr finally decided to bring a certificate from his friend doctor certifying him insane.
Q.6) Why did fituyev refuse to certify Pyotr as made, despite being his friend?
Ans: Fituyev refused to certify Pyotr as made, despite being his friend because Pyotr was not made as he does not want to marry. Only a wise man can say that he does not want to marry. As Pyotr refused to marry then of course he is a wise man. A doctor can not certify a wise man as mad.
Q.7) Do you think Pyotr really courted Anastasia? Why then did he develop cold feet when it came to proposing to her?
Ans: Pyotr never courted Anastasia. On the country she was interested in him. But Pyotr was not in a position to marry her. So he was reductant in proposing her.
Q.8) Do you think kondrashkin is right in pushing Pyotr to his daughter at any cost?
Ans: Kondrashkin is absolutely right in pushing Pyotr to his daughter at any cost. Because he had seven daughters and Pyotr was his chance to one of them as Pyotr spend lots of time with Nastya, eating, drinking, chatting to the girls all the time. Pyotr behaved like a suitor.
Reference to the context
Read the extracts given below and answer the question that follow.
Q.1)’When are you going to throw your stag party’ ?
(a) Who is the speaker? Who is he speaking to?
Ans:One of the friends of Pyotr is the speaker. He is speaking to Pyotr.
(b) What is a ‘stag party’?
Ans:A stag party is a party for a man who is going to get married, to which only his male Friends are invited.
(c) How does the listener reacted the question?
Ans:The listener I.e.,Pyotr became red in shame and anger and said that it was fool who thought about his marriage.
Q. 2)”You can’t drive over a new_made road, but after it’s been in use for a while, the going’s smoother? “
(a) Who is the speaker?Who is he speaking to?
Ans:Kondrashkin is the speaker. He is speaking to Pyotr.
(b) Why does the speaker say these words?
Ans:The speaker says these words to motivate Pyotr to marry Anastasia.
(c) What does he mean by these words?
Ans:He wants to say that Pyotr will not be able to find a girl who is absolutely fitted to him. After the mix up of some days easiness will automatically come though in the beginning it is not so.
Q.3)’My friend. I have a favour to ask you!’ he said to the doctor.
The fact is……they want me to get hitched all costs. To avoid this calamity. I have decided to feign insanity…….. Hamlet’s device, after a fashion………. ‘
(a) Who is the friend being spoken to?
Ans:The friend being spoken to his doctor fituyev.
(b) Why has the speaker gone to his friend?
Ans: The speaker has gone to his friend to obtain a certificate from him saying that he is insane.
(c) What is the ‘calamity’ that is likely to befall the speaker?
Ans: The ‘calamity’ that is likely to befall the speaker is that kandrashkin is pushing Pyotr to his daughter at any cost. But the speaker (Pyotr) is unwilling to do so. He was not in a position to Marry Anastasia.
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