Monday, 2 December 2019

L-8 TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

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L-8 TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
-A.J.CRONIN

SHORT Q/A


Ans.1 They polished shoes, sold fruits and newspapers. They also worked as tourist guides.
Ans.2 The two boys were little figures with brown skins, tangled hair and wore shabby clothes.
Ans.3   They brought chocolates, shined shoes and booked seats of Opera for him.
Ans.4   They worked very hard to pay for the treatment of their sister, who was suffering from T.B.
Ans.5   He drove them to a village Poleta , 30 km away.
Ans.6 She was a good looking nurse.
Ans.7 The narrator wanted to see whom they are visiting.
Ans.8 She aspired to be a singer.
Ans.9 To see love, emotions and devotion of two little boys for their sick sister.
Ans.10  The war made the two brothers and their sister orphans.
Ans.11 They convey the message of selflessness in relations. Devotion makes a family happy.

Ans1 This interesting story is written by A.J. Cronin. This is a story of two brothers and their sister. The elder brother Nicola was thirteen years and Jacopo was 12 years old. They were motherless. Their father was killed in a war. A bomb destroyed their house. So they became homeless and orphans. Their sister Lucia was suffering from TB of spine. The writer met them in Verona. They were very poor. But they did not become beggars. They polished shoes, sold fruit, newspapers, worked as guides etc. They worked hard for her treatment. The story convey the message of love, devotion, and selflessness.
Ans2 This interesting story is written by A.J. Cronin. The theme of the story is that we should face the misfortune of life boldly. The story shows us the courage and devotion of two small boys. They became homeless and orphans. Yet they were hopeful. They worked hard to pay for the treatment of their sister. Due to their care their sister survived. So the story convey the message of love, devotion, and selflessness.


Ans3 This is the story of two small brothers. They were very poor. They were motherless. Their father was killed in a war. A bomb destroyed their house. So they became homeless and orphans. Their sister Lucia was suffering from TB of spine. They worked hard for her treatment.

1)      The author of the chapter is A.J. Cronin.

2)      The author visited the city of Verona with his friends.

3)      He met two boys who were brothers.

4)      The elder was Nicola, the younger was Jacopo.

They were wearing dirty dresses.

5)      They were selling strawberries, when they first met the author.

6)      The author bought their biggest basket of strawberries.

7)      They guided tourists, sold newspapers and fruits, polished shoes etc. to earn money.

8)      They were saving money for their sister's treatment.

9)      Their sister's name was Lucia.

10)    She wanted to become a singer.

11)    She was suffering from Tuberculosis.

12)    Their father, a well-known singer, had been killed in war.

13)    Their home was destroyed in the war.

14)    The boys took the author to Poleta.

15)    The woman at the villa was a nurse.



This story tells us about selfless service. Nicola and Jacopo were two brothers. Their father died in the war. Their house was bombed. So they were homeless and orphans. Their sister, Lucia, was suffering from TB of spine. The two boys were devoted to their sister. They were living a poor life. They did many odd jobs. They sold newspapers, fruits, served as guides etc. The writer visited Verona as a tourist. The two boys became his guide. The writer was very happy with their hard work to save their sister's life.



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