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Class – 10th
12.The Pie and the Tart
Q.1.what make jean and Pierre a pretty pair?
Ans. Jean is dejected. Pierre paces up and down blowing on his fingers . Both are cold due to insufficient clothes. Pierre has worn rags. His tunic is full of holes. Both of them are hungry. These facts make jean and Pierre a ‘pretty pair.’
Q.2.What reason did Gaultier give for not giving alms to Pierre?
Ans. Pierre begged alms of Gaultier . Gaultier asked Pierre to go away . He told him that he had got nothing for him . Moreover his wife was away and he was busy.
Q.3.why did Gaultier not carry the eel pie when he went to dine with the Mayor?
Ans. Gaultier was going to dine with the Mayor . He longed to take an eel pie with him. But he was a man of position . He would lose his prestige if people saw him carring an eel pie through the streets of Paris . Therefore , he did not carry it himself.
Q.4.why was Gaultier angry with Marion?
Ans. Gaultier had gone to dine with the Mayor . But the Mayor had gone out . He returned hungry . A Hungry man is an angry man . .His wife , Marion told him that she had given the eel pie to his messenger . He had not sent any messenger . Therefore , Gaultier got angry with Marion.
Q.5.Describe how Jean and Pierre managed to get the pie.
Ans. Pierre and Jean were two thugs of Paris . Both of them are suffering from cold as well as hunger. Pierre knocks on the cake shop door. He begs for alms. The cake shop owner Gaultier turns him away . Jean also meets the same fate. Jean sits outside on the bench. Gaultier goes to dine with the Mayor . He told his wife Marion to give the eel pie to a messenger. The messenger could kiss her hand . Jean overheard the couple’s talks. He sent Pierre as the messenger . Pierre touched Marion’s hand and managed to get the pie.