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IV. Answer the following questions, using the active vocabulary of Lessons 6 and 7.
1 Why did the critics praise Miss Carrington?
2. What was Miss Carrington going to do in the next season?
3. What trouble did the manager have with Miss Carrington?
4. Why was Goldstein afraid that Highsmith would be turned down?
5. Why was it difficult to deceive Miss Carrington about country manners?
6. Why did Highsmith want the manager’s permission?
7. Why did he prefer to keep his plans secret for a while?
8. Was Cranberry Corners a distant village?
9. Can you describe the fellow that came into the small
* restaurant one evening?
10. What did he ask the waiter to fetch him?
11. Why was Miss Carrington surprised to hear that Eliza Perry was married?
12. Why did the young man’s words seem particulary con vincing?
13. When did Bill’s face begin to seem familiar to Miss Carrington?
14. Was Miss Carrington anxious to hear about her people? Why?
15. Did Miss Posie’s mother look upon her as a sensible girl?
16. Why didn’t Miss Posie guess that she was being deceived?
17. How was the young actor dressed when he went to see Miss Carrington next morning?
18. Why did Miss Posie cancel all her engagements of the stage?
V. Complete the following sentences from the text.
I. The critics praised her and... 2 Among them was a cle ver young actor... 3. “My boy," said Mr Goldstein, the mana ger of the theatre, when the young man... 4. She says she won’t set foot on the stage... 5. Next day Highsmith... 6. One night when Miss Posie... 7. It was clear that... 8. The Sum merses that used to live... 9. Why, you people, .. 10. And your face seems familiar... 11. No, there aren’t many changes... 12. You’d better visit Miss Carrington early tomorrow and...
VI. Substitute words and word combinations from the text for the italicized parts.