Cuss Interviews The Stranger Questions & Answers

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Cuss Interviews The Stranger Questions & Answers

Question 1: Read and answer the questions:

“That man at the Inn -”

(a) Who said these words to whom?

Answer: Cuss, the village doctor of Iping said these words to Mr. Bunting, the vicar.

(b) Who was the speaker referring to?

Answer: The speaker was referring to the stranger who was living at the Coach and Horses Inn.

(c) Why had the speaker gone to meet this person?

Answer: The speaker had gone to find out more about the mysterious stranger whose entire face, except the nose, was bandaged. So, he went to meet him.

Question 2: Read and answer the questions:

“How can you move an empty sleeve like that?

(a) Who said these words to whom?

Answer: Cuss said these words to the stranger.

(b) Why did the speaker ask this question?

Answer: The speaker was trying to illustrate how the prescription was whisked up the chimney when he took his arm out of his pocket. Cuss saw that the sleeve, right down to the elbow, was empty. Light was shining faintly through a tear in the cloth. Very puzzled by what he saw, he asked this question to the stranger.

(c) What did the other person say in reply?

Answer: The other person asked back that if he was sure what he saw.

Question 3: Read and answer the questions:

“[T]here’s nothing in it.”

(a) Who said these words to whom?

Answer: Cuss said these words to the stranger.

(b) What was he speaking about?

Answer: He was speaking about the empty shirt sleeve. When the stranger raised his arm towards Cuss, he was able to look into the sleeve. He saw that the sleeve was empty and there was no hand in it, though the stranger was extending it towards him.

(c) How did the listener react to this?

Answer: He stretched his invisible arm towards Cuss and pinched his nose.

Question 4: Why did Gus ask bunting if he looked like Anne insane person? How do his words become important in the context to the story?

Answer: Cuss was so frightened that he did not believe his senses. His experience with the stranger was very strange and had no easy explanation. When Cuss started talking to the stranger about his interests, the stranger shared the story of the loss of a valuable prescription. As the stranger started to illustrate the upwards movement of the paper in the chimney, Cuss noticed that his shirt sleeve was empty. He immediately asked the man how he could move an empty sleeve in this manner. In response, the stranger stood up and started extending his still empty sleeve towards Cuss’s face. Cuss could not believe his eyes. He could see the empty sleeve extending towards him and felt invisible fingers pinching his nose. When he panicked and hit the stranger’s arm hard, it felt like hitting an arm, but there was no arm to be seen. Cuss’s question to Bunting indicates that the mystery surrounding the stranger was extremely difficult.

Question 5: Why did Cuss interrupt the stranger’s story? Did the stranger seem pleased about the interruption? Why/Why not?

Answer: Cuss interrupted the stranger’s story because he had noticed that his sleeve was empty up to the elbow. He had even seen light shining faintly through a tear in the cloth. So, he interrupted the story and asked the stranger how he could move an empty sleeve in that manner. The stranger was not pleased about the interruption. He glared at Cuss, the ignored his question and continued with his story.

So, these were Cuss Interviews The Stranger Questions & Answers.