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Chubukov Says of Natalya: “... as If She Won’T Consent! She’S in Love; Egad, She’S like a Lovesick Cat…” Would You Agree? Find Reasons for Your Answer. - English - Language and Literature

Chubukov says of Natalya: “... as if she won’t consent! She’s in love; egad, she’s like a lovesick cat…” Would you agree? Find reasons for your answer.

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Chubukov thought that Lomov was a good marriage prospect for his daughter. He had been waiting for this proposal. When Lomov expressed his doubt regarding Natalya’s consent to the proposal, Chubukov immediately told him that she was in love with him. However, this was not true. Natalya did not seem to be in love with Lomov at any point in the play. It seemed like she was more attached to her land, meadows and dogs than to Lomov. In fact, the way they kept getting into arguments about trivial matters suggests that neither Lomov nor Natalya was in love with the other.

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NCERT Class 10 English First Flight
Chapter 11 The Proposal
Q 2 | Page 157
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