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Test: The Address- 1 - Question 1

How did Mrs. Dorling treat the author when the author visited her?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 1
Miss Dorling treats the narrator very badly. She doesn't even let her enter the house and tries to shut the gate on the spot. Then she asks her to go away giving the excuse that she was busy and would talk to her some other time.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 2

“I thought that no one had come back.” Why does Mrs. Dorling say this?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 2
The Address revolves around War. Maybe the narrator was a Jew who went into hiding with her mother and left their belongings with Mrs. Dorling. Or maybe circumstances just compelled them to leave that place.

So when Mrs Dorling asks -"Have you come back? I thought no one had come back", she basically thought that the narrator and her mother had died. And she wasn't surprised but shocked to see that the narrator was indeed back. She never wished for them to return and never was her intention to return back the things that were given to her for safekeeping by the narrator's mother.

And when the narrator says-"Only me", she means that her mother hadn't survived war.

Test: The Address- 1 - Question 3

Mrs. Dorling took the possessions of the things on the pretence of __________.

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 3
Mrs.Dorling took the possessions of the things on pretense of​ by keeping them safe. because:
  • The narrator was in search of her mother's belongings.

  • Mrs. Dorling kept her belongings safe after her mother died, narrator's mother told her that Mrs.Dorling wanted to keep her mother's nice possessions.

  • The narrator happened to visit Mrs. Dorling's house two times, the first time the lady denied knowing the narrator.

  • The second time a girl opened the door and let her wait in the living room, the narrator recognized her mother's stuff but left the home as she did not want to possess them anymore.

Test: The Address- 1 - Question 4

Why did the author wait for such a long time before visiting “The Address”?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 4
Initially, after the liberation, she was not at all interested in her mother's belongings lying stored there. She was also afraid of being confronted with things that had belonged to her mother, who was now no more
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 5

Unlike Mrs. Dorling, her daughter was __________ towards the author.

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 5
The narrator's mother, Mrs S. was a very and trustworthy woman. She trusted Mrs Dorling with all her valuables so that they would not be destroyed in the war. She was very polite and good natured. She did not like to insult anyone and forbade her daughter from talking rudely to Mrs Dorling. Mrs Dorling is quite opposite to Mrs S. She wanted to save the valuables of Mrs S. so she took them with her and kept them in her house, using them as her own. When the narrator returned to claim the things, Mrs Dorling was disturbed and did not even meet the narrator. She asked her to go away very impolitely. She did not want to return the things and so she did not even acknowledge the narrator's relation to Mrs S.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 6

How does the author describe the living room?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 6
When the narrator entered the living room she was horrified because she felt as if she was in a room she knew and did not know. She found herself in the midst of things she wanted to see again but which distressed her in the strange atmosphere. She was oppressed to see them arranged in a tasteless manner. The ugly furniture and the muggy smell that hung there seemed quite unpleasant.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 7

According to the author, when do we notice the things in the house?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 7
When they are out of our sight because he saw before things in own childhood and he was remembered all the are our.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 8

Why did the objects lose their value for the author?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 8
After her mother's death, the narrator had an urge to visit the place. She wanted to see those things, touch them and remember. But they had lost their value since they had been separated from her mother and stored in strange surroundings.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 9

The author had come to visit Mrs. Dorling _______ the war.

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 9
At the end / After of the war, she felt like seeing. touching and remembering her things. So she visited Mrs Dorling's house but got a very cold welcome.
Test: The Address- 1 - Question 10

Who is the author of “The Address”?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Address- 1 - Question 10
Marga Minco is a Dutch journalist and author. She lives and works in Amsterdam. She was born on March 31, 1920 in the village of Ginneken, in the southwest of the Netherlands. As a young girl she moved to Breda, a town near her birthplace, together with her parents, her brother Dave and her sister Bettie.
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