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The Lotus Eater by Somerset Maugham Discussion Questions and Answers


The Lotus Eater by Somerset Maugham Discussion Questions and Answers :-

The Lotus Eater is a short story written by Somerset Maugham. It is one of my most favourite short story in English.

Question:-
Why did the author want to know about the man directly from him?

Answer:-
Most of us accept life as it comes in our way and lack the courage to change its course. Wilson was somewhat different from others because he changed the course of his life. People generally exaggerate and romanticize. The author wanted to hear all the facts from Wilson’s own lips in order to know the reality.  
Question:-
What did the author heard about Wilson?

Answer:-
The author heard that Wilson was an odd sort of fellow. He had the courage to change the course of his life. He did not follow the common route on which the common people traveled.

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