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Read the Extract Given Below and Answer Briefly the Questions that Follow: "I Hadn'T the Shade of an Idea, but at the Time that Didn'T Worry Me in the Least. You See, I Had Often Been like that Before...." - English - Communicative

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Read the extract given below and answer briefly the questions that follow:

"I hadn't the shade of an idea, but at the time that didn't worry me in the least. You see, I had often been like that before...."

(i) Who is 'I' ? What did he not have an idea about?
(ii) Why was he not worried?
(iii) What had actually happened earlier to make things right for him?

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Solution

(i) ‘I’ in the extract is John Hallock, the narrator. He did not have any idea about the ghost story that he had been asked to write by his boss.

(ii) He was not worried in the least because he had been like this before too.

(iii) Earlier, John had been helped by spirits to write a good ghost; thus, things had turned out right for him.

Concept: Writing Skill
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