Which phrases/sentences in the text do you find difficult to understand? Select a few and guess the meaning of each. Rewrite a simple paraphrase of each.
This question requires you to use your own perspective as well as your analytical skills. The answer to the question would vary from one person to another. It is suggested that you read the text carefully and try attempting it on your own.
Why had Framton Nuttel come to the "rural retreat"?
Why had his sister given him letters of introduction to people livingthere?
What had happened in the Sappleton family as narrated by the niece?
What did Mrs Sappleton say about the open window?
The horror on the girl's face made Framton swing around in his seat. What did he see?