Chapter 9

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
1. “At last a sympathetic audience.”

Question:

I. Answer these questions.

“At last a sympathetic audience.”

(i) Who says this?

(ii) Why does he say it?

(iii) Is he sarcastic or serious?

Answer:

(i)Gerrard says this.

(ii) When the intruder asks him to sit and have a nice little talk about himself, Gerrard pretends that the intruder has a sympathetic feeling towards him. So,he says these lines.

(iii) He is sarcastic here as the intruder has a threatening behaviour.

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