Unmasking The Mask Questions & Answers

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Unmasking The Mask Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Chide – scold
  • Solemnised – dully performed
  • Lackey – a servant
  • Penury – extreme poverty
  • Elegy – a sad poem
  • Ode – a lyrical poem

Question 1: What did Jaques say about Orlando’s wit?

Answer: Jaques said that Orlando has a quick wit and was made of Atlanta’s heels.

Question 2: Who did Orlando wish to chide and why?

Answer: Orlando wished to chide no one but himself because he was most familiar with his faults.

Question 3: How does Jaques view love?

Answer: Jaques says that Orlando’s worse fault is that he is in love.

Question 4: Read these lines and answer the questions:

I will speak to him Lackey and under that habit play the knave with him Do you hear, forester?

(a) Who said these lines and to whom?

Answer: Rosalind said these lines to Celia.

(b) What was the relation of the speaker and the listener?

Answer: They were cousins.

(c) What did the speaker ask ‘him’ next?

Answer: The speaker asked ‘him’ the time.

Question 5: Why does Rosalind say that there is no true lover in the forest?

Answer: Rosalind says that there is no true lover in the forest because, otherwise their sighs every minute, their groaning every hour, would have served to tell the lazy passing of time as a good clock.

Unmasking The Mask Questions & Answers

Question 6: Read these lines and answer the questions:

Marry, he trots hard with a young maid between the contract of her marriage and the day it is solemnized: if the interim be but a se’nnight, Time’s pace is so hard that it seems the length of seven year.

(a) Who said these lines and to whom?

Answer: Rosalind said these lines to Orlando.

(b) What has the speaker just been asked?

Answer: The speaker has just been asked about whom time trots for.

(c) Who is ‘he’? Explain the lines in your own words.

Answer: ‘He’ is time and Rosalind explains that time goes excruciatingly slowly for an unmarried woman before her wedding. Even if the gap between her engagement and wedding is just a week, to her it seems like seven years.

Question 7: How, according to Rosalind, had she cured a lovesick person?

Answer: According to Rosalind, she had cured a lovesick person making him imagine that she was his mistress, his love, she had asked him to woo her every day and she would behave like the capricious young do. She would be sad, be changeable, longing, proud, silly, shallow, unsteady, full of smiles one moment and then full of tears the next. Most boys and women act like this. She would like him and then hate him, entertain him and then spit on him. She drove her suitor from love to hatred and he left to live in monastery. This is how she cured him.

Question 8: On what condition did Rosalind promise to cure Orlando?

Answer: Rosalind (disguised as a young man) promised to cure Orlando if he called her Rosalind and came to her cottage every day to woo her.

Question 9: Read these lines and answer the questions:

Love is merely madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as a madmen do: and the reason why they are not so punished and cured is, that the lunacy is so ordinary that the whippers are in love too. Yet I profess curing it by counsel.

(a) Who said these lines to whom?

Answer: Rosalind said these lines to Orlando.

(b) What is love compared to here?

Answer: Love is compared to a crazy person.

(c) Why can’t such a sickness be cured?

Answer: Such a sickness cannot be cured because the madness is so common that those who cure it are also in love.

(d) How does the speaker think it can be cured?

Answer: Rosalind thinks it can be cured by some good advice.

So, these were Unmasking The Mask Questions & Answers.