Class 12 English: Facing Death: Important Questions
Summary of Facing Death in Nepali:
a) Where does the play take place?
Ans: The play takes in Durand’s house.
b) Why do the grocery, the baker and the butcher send their bills to Durand’s household?
Ans: They send their bills to Durand’s household because Durand fails to pay them their bills due to his financial crisis.
c) Why does Monsieur Durand spend money on candles when he doesn’t have money to buy even bread?
Ans: Monsieur Durand spends money on candles when he doesn’t have money to buy even bread because he wants to celebrate the death anniversary of his late son, Rene.
d) Why did Monsieur Durand sell his life insurance?
Ans: Monsieur sold his life insurance to clear his debt.
e) Why has Monsieur Durand paid fire insurance?
Ans: Monsieur Durand has paid fire insurance to claim compensation from it. He plans to burin down his own house to claim the insurance money.
f. How did Monsieur Durand and Mrs. Duran run out of their inheritances from both the sides?
Ans: They run out of their inheritance because of their reckless activities.
g) Why does Monsieur Durand tell a lie about his birthplace?
Ans: Monsieur Durand tells a lie about his birthplace because he wants to hide his real identity. He was from France but he fought for Switzerland. To save his family reputation, he tells a lie about his birthpalce.
h) What business is Monsieur Durand running to make a living?
Ans: He runs a lodge to make his living.
i) What plan does Monsieur Durand have to help his daughters with money?
Ans: He plans to set fire to his house. He wants to commit suicide to help to get fire compensation to his daughters.
j) How does Monsieur Durand die?
Ans: He dies by committing suicide. He burns himself.
k) Sketch the character of Monsieur Durand.
Monsieur Durand is the hero of the play Facing Death. He is a widower. He is the owner of a lodge. He was a former railroad worker. He is a financially exhausted man with his three daughters. They all live in lodges. Durand’s relationship with his daughters is a fragile one. The play sees him as a loving, caring, and protective parent. He makes a plan to burn himself to help his daughters.
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