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Read the Following Extracts and Answer the Question that Follow by Choosing the .Correct Options. 'While You Were Upstairs, I Have Been Thinking a Lot About Your Papa and Mamma. - English - Communicative

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Read the following extracts and answer the question that follow by choosing
the .correct options.

'While you were upstairs, I have been thinking a lot about your Papa and Mamma.
(a) What is the discrepancy between what Gaston said earlier and what he says now?
(i) Earlier he did not want Juliette's parents to stay with them but now he is
showing concern for them.
(ii) Earlier he wanted Juliette's parents to stay with them but now he does not want
them to come over.
(iii) Earlier he wanted to buy a house for them but how he wants them to come and
stay in their villa.
(iv) Earlier he stayed in Juliette's parents' villa but now he wants them to stay with
him and Juliette.

(b) What does the above statement reveal about Gaston's character?
(i) he is selfish.
(ii) he is an opportunist.
(iii) he is a caring person.
(iv) he is a hypocrite.

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Solution

(a) Earlier he did not want Jeanne’s parents to stay with them but now he is showing concern for them.

(b) He is an opportunist.

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CBSE Class 9 English Course Communicative: Literature Reader
Chapter 3.1 Villa for Sale
Exercise | Q 6.3 | Page 103
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