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The Lotus Eater by Somerset Maugham Questions and Answers


The Lotus Eater by Somerset Maugham Questions and Answers:-

Question:-
How did the author know that Mr. Wilson was not ill-read?

Answer:-
On one occasion when the author met Wilson, the letter told him all about Tiberius. Also Wilson was acquainted with the Roman history. So the author knew that Wilson was a well-read person.

Question:-
How did Wilson try to commit suicide? Was he successful?

Answer:-
The twenty five years passed off very quickly. They were the days of happiness and enjoyment for Wilson. After the expiry of the annuity Wilson somehow got on for a year on credit. He borrowed money from anyone he could. Thereafter his land lord asked him to leave the house. Wilson tried to commit suicide by charcoal poisoning in a closed room.
He was not successful, because he did not die. On the following morning he was found alive and was taken to a hospital. But he became insane.

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