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The narrator bought the desk from a junk shop because
The narrator could not afford a new roll-top desk so he bought the desk from a junk shop. He thought he would repair it. He wanted to buy one for a long time.
“I began work on it on Christmas Eve”. In the above sentence ‘it’ stands for
“I began work on it on Christmas Eve”. In the above sentence ‘it’ stands for the drawers.
The narrator found a shallow space below a secret drawer when he
The author found a shallow space underneath the roll-top desk drawer which was a secret drawer. There was a small black tin box that had a piece of lined notepaper that was sello-taped to its top.
January 25, 1915 was the date on which
According to Jim, a Christmas morning should be
According to Jim, a Christmas morning should be cold and frosty. This was written in the letter.
“But the truth, I am ashamed to say, is that Fritz began it.” In the above sentence ‘Fritz’ refers to
The Christmas celebrations were initiated by
Jim had written in his letter that he was ashamed that the Christmas celebrations were initiated by the Germans.
Jim’s first reaction to the ‘Happy Christmas’ by the Germans was one of
Jim’s first reaction to the ‘Happy Christmas’ by the Germans was that of surprise.
Schnapps is a German wine.
What was the speaker’s reaction when he realizes who began shouting?
The speaker was ashamed when he realized it.
Why did she become happy?
She became happy at the sight of the visitors. Connie thought that the visitor was her own husband, Jim Macpherson that's why she was happy.
Who did she think had come?
On which date does Connie receive Jim’s letter?
She received it on January 25, 1915, while Jim had written it on December 26, 1914, when he works in the British army. The table where the letter was found is a junk shop tells that how old the letter was. Connie had kept Jim's letter with her for almost 70 to 75 years.
What is the “best Christmas present in the world”?
Jim's return was the “best Christmas present in the world” for Connie.