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    The English author William S. Maugham is best known for his short story “Mr. Know All”, in which he employs the irony technique brilliantly. Written in the same fashion is “The Verger”, another short story about the path of making success of an illiterate verger. Maugham, in this amazingly ironic...
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  • Okna Ka
    in William Somerset Maugham's short story "The Round Dozen" (1951) with ... www.thefreelibrary.com/Bleak+House+as+the+source+of+intertextuality+in+Somerset+Maugham's...-a0159646062 - แคช 3. Report on An Analysis Of The Verger (William S. Maugham ... - [ แปลหน้านี้...
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  • Analyse the Irony in "The Verger"
    irony embedded in the story: it is not how much you learn that counts but rather how well you make use of the little you have. The verger, like many other stories by Maugham, has a very lucid plot and an astonishing ending. There would not have been such ending if it had not been for the author’s expertise in employing irony....
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  • The Verger
    anthology film based on three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: "The Verger", "Mr. Know-All" and "Sanatorium".Ken Annakin directed "The Verger" and "Mr. Know-All", while Harold French was responsible for "Sanatorium". Trio is the second of a film trilogy, all consisting of adaptations of Maugham's...
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  • The Verger
    you had been able to?...a little smile on his still aristocratic features. ‘I’d be a verger of St. Peter’s Neville Square. “ (Last paragraph) | structure | Structure- The structure of the short story is extremely interesting. Maugham the author, did an excellent job of repetition when the verger, Albert, told a different person about his inability to read and write. |...
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  • The Verger
    William Somerset Maugham [pic] The Verger The Round Dozen Salina Vargas English IV AP Period 8 The life of William Somerset Maugham laid the introduction to many of his novels, plays, or short stories. His experiences growing up and traveling the world were the base for his work...
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  • The Verger - Case Study
    THE VERGER by W. Somerset Maugham 1. What is the kind of behaviour of the verger in the first part of the story? Give examples The first part of the story presents the verger as a compliant man, anxious to exercise his profession in the best way possible. The care with which he maintains his...
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  • The Verger
    The Verger by W. S. Maugham There had been a wedding that afternoon at St. Peter's Church, and Edward Foreman still wore his verger's gown. He had been verger for 16 years and liked his job. The verger was waiting for the vicar. The vicar had just been appointed. He was a red-faced energetic...
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  • The Verger
    amassed a fortune of thirty thousand pounds without being able to read or write? Good God, man, what would you be now if you had been able to?" "I can tell you that, sir", said Mr. Foreman, a little smile on his aristocratic features. "I'd be verger of St. Peter's, Neville Square." W. Somerset Maugham...
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  • The Verger
    THE VERGER by W. Somerset Maugham There had been a christening that afternoon at St. Peter's, Neville Square, and Albert Edward Foreman still wore his verger's gown. He kept his new one, its folds as full and stiff though it were made not of alpaca but of perennial bronze, for funerals...
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  • The Verger
    THE VERGER (by W. Somerset Maugham) There had been a christening that afternoon at St. Peter's, Neville Square, and Albert Edward Foreman still wore his verger's gown. He kept his new one, its folds as full and stiff though it were made not of alpaca but of perennial bronze, for funerals and...
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  • W.S. Maugham "The Moon and the Sixpence"
    illness, and all three brothers were sent to London to study, but William stayed with his father. After some time his father also died and Maugham moved to his uncle. The uncle was a vicar of Whitestable. Perhaps this period of his life inspired him to write a very famous short story “The Verger”(1954...
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  • The Razor's Edge Study Guide
    , uncle and Maugham. Chapter 1 (sections vi−x) 7 Chapter 2 (sections i−v) Chapter 2 (sections i−v) Summary In June of the following year, Maugham sees Elliott for the first time since Chicago. He asks about Larry, and Elliott tells him that he had big plans for Isabel's fiancy but that he was...
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  • James
    (He’s right about this but wrong about that): Although Maugham is correct in arguing that freedom is essential for psychological well-being, he ignores the fact that money is just as important as freedom in order to have a good life. Your Introduction: Hook/Attention-grabber The Summary...
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  • Moon and Sixpence
    The Moon and Sixpence    By William Somerset Maugham      Table:   Ⅰ. A brief introduction to the author   Ⅱ. Plot summary   Ⅲ. Comments    A. The Title    B. Love Relationships with Three Women    C. Comparisons between Stroeve and Strickland    D. Why is it Classic?    E...
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  • Globalization and Ulture
    reading “ The Bum” by S. Maugham Clara’s L-Drive- folder|1. a).Read a story, analyze and evaluate |1. understand, evaluate...
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  • The “Escape” Unit 2 Summary
    The “Escape” Unit 2 Summary The text under consideration is the short story “The Escape” written by a famous English writer Somerset Maugham. The story deals with the author’s speculation of the question of marriages, especially the possibility of men to escape it. There is no exposition...
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  • The problems of the Subjunctive Mood in English
    : «A Marriage of Convenience», «The Luncheon», «The Verger» by S. Maugham, «Jerusalem the Golden» by M. Drabble, «One Pair of Hands» by M. Dickens, «Shopping for One» by A. Cassidy, «A Start in Life» by A. Brookner, «The Lord of the Rings» by J.R.R. Tolkien as well as our home reading material «Love...
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  • The Ant and the Grasshopper William Somerset Maugham
    Critically examine the plot in “The Ant and the Grasshopper”: Somerset Maugham‟s short story “The Ant and the Grasshopper” bases itself on the well-known fable of La Fontaine of the same title. The exposition presents a brief summary of the fable, followed by the narrator‟s expression of bias...
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  • force of circumstances
    house with her children. After briefly introducing the summary, I will like to address some important part of the story which is the feelings, the relationships amongst the characters including the force of circumstances. There are three main characters in the story. Maugham portraits his...
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