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A brief summary of the rattrap
Why did the peddler sign himself as Captain von Stahle?
why did the peddler not reveal his true identity when the ironmaster mistakes him to be the captain.
character sketch of peddler in the chapter the rattrap?
Character sketch of Edla Williamson?
what made the peddler hopeful of finding someone in the dense forest?
Why does Iron master first call peddlar as Nils Olof and afterwards Captain Von Stale?
why did the blacksmith not notice the arrival of a man into the forge?
How does the metaphor of the rattrap serve to highlight the human predicament?
The essential virtue of human heart can be aroused through compassion and empathy.’ How
Explain: You do preach worse than a parson.
1. character sketch of edla
2. justify the title rattrap
The story also focuses on human loneliness and the need to bond with others.
justify the title of story rattrap.
What made the peddler finally change his ways?
Why did Edla still entertain the peddler even after she knew the truth about him?
what did the peddler think on the way to the ironmaster's house?
what is the main theme of the story ''The Rattrap''?
debate- for the motion of the topic "Is women empowerment is becoming a reality ."
who is nils olof in chap.rattrap
character sketch of Edla willmansson
Answer the following questions :
(a) Why did the peddler sign himself as Captain von Stahle?
(b) How did the ironmaster interpret the peddler's refusal to accept his invitation to the manor house?
(c) People are nothing but thier values. Comment with reference to the story "The Rattrap". Highlight some of the incidences from the storty in the context of this statement.
(d) What different values do the ironmaster and his daughter conduct thier lives by? What impact does Edla's compassion and kindness have on the peddler?
(e) Why did Edla still entertain the peddler even after she knew the truth about him?
Who was the owner of ramsjo iron mills ? why did he visit the mills at night ?
why did the peddler go into the forest?what difficulty did he there?
Why did he show the thirty kroner to the peddler?
what did the ironmaster and Edla learn about the peddler at the church?how did they react?
Why was Edla happy to see the gift left by the peddler?
what kind of the man was the crofter?
How does the peddler interpret the acts of kindness and hospitality shown by the crofter, the ironmaster and his daughter?
Who was captain Von stahle and who was nils olf ?
why did the peddler think that the world was a rattrap?
who was Edla Willmansson?why di she visit the ironwork at night?
What is the character skecth of Mr. Ironmaster?
what does the peddler mean by "he got power to clear himself"?in the letter that he wrote for edla?
What made the peddler think that he had indeed fallen into a rattrap?
what did Edla say to the peddler that he stared at her with boundless amazement?
Why did the peddler decline the invitation?
Mjolis is a card game of Sweden.
Name a few indoor games played in your region. ‘Chopar’ could be an example.
why did the master blacksmith not object to the tramps coming in without permission?
What doubts did Edla have about the peddler?
Why did the ironmaster speak kindly to the peddler and invite him home?
Why did the rattrap seller develop negative view of the world?
what gave the peddler unwanted joy?
Why was the crofter so talkative and friendly with the peddler?
The story Rattrap is both entertaining and philosopherical. Discuss
The walls of the classroom are decorated with pictures of Shakespeare, buildings with domes, world mas abd beautiful valleys. How do these contrast with the world of the slum children?
Describe how the story Rattrap shows thatbasic human goodness can be brought out by understanding and love.
the rattrap highlights the impact of compassion understanding on the hidden goodness in human beings answer taking evidence from the story for 5marks
What made the peddler accept Edla Willmansson’s invitation?
Given his temperament, Edla's father would have failed in reforming the peddler. How did Edla succeeded?
How did the peddler feel after robbing the crofter? what course did he adopt and how did he react?
The peddler comes out as a person with a subtle sense of humour. How does this serve in lightening the seriousness of the theme of the story and also endear him to us?
describe Ramsjo ironwork.
The story Rattrap focuses on human loneliness and need to bond with other. Dicuss.
how was the peddler received at the cottage by the roadside ?
Did the peddler respect the confidence reposed in him by the crofter?
Value Based Question: Answer the following in about 100 words. 5It has been understood from the story ‘The Rattrap’ that the compassion, empathy andunconditional love and trust of Edla Wilmanson only could win the heart of the rattrap seller toreclaim him to be an honest and upright individual at last. ‘An Eye for an Eye will make the wholeworld blind.’—It is through fellow-feeling , love , compassion and trust in others that we canchange the society . Write your argument for the statement to participate in a debate competition.
The story, ‘The Rat Trap’ focuses on human loneliness and the need to bond with
The crafter can be called as good host.why?
When did the ironmaster realise his mistake?
"The rattrap is a christmas present from a rat".elucidate.
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