Asked By: Lucas Coleman Date: created: Nov 15 2021

Who was Assunta

Answered By: Rodrigo Adams Date: created: Nov 16 2021

Assunta is introduced to the readers in the middle of the story.

When Salvatore is coping with his romantic disillusionment, his mother tells him about a young woman named Assunta.

She is twenty-four or twenty-five and has been engaged to a man who died an unfortunate death while doing his military service in Africa..

Asked By: Morgan Brown Date: created: Sep 07 2021

What is the main theme of the story Salvatore

Answered By: Abraham Williams Date: created: Sep 09 2021

GoodnessGoodness. This is the main theme of the story and the narrator seems to highlight at numerous points, the “Goodness, just goodness” of Salvatore’s soul. Despite the hardships thrust at him, he never complains.

Asked By: Nicholas Russell Date: created: Jan 04 2021

Does the description of a static character fit in with Salvatore

Answered By: Keith Price Date: created: Jan 05 2021

Somerset Maugham’s story ‘Salvatore’, the writer presents the character of Salvatore as a static character rather than a dynamic one. … Throughout the biographical narrative of the man, nothing changes in terms of his character traits or on idealistic grounds.

Asked By: Thomas Richardson Date: created: Feb 03 2021

What qualities of Salvatore did the author admire

Answered By: Simon Morgan Date: created: Feb 06 2021

He might have not loved her but he definitely began to respect her for the care and love she provided to him. (c) Salvatore’s “goodness, just goodness” was admired by the author.

Asked By: Dylan Flores Date: created: Nov 20 2020

Who was Assunta in Salvatore

Answered By: Mason Collins Date: created: Nov 21 2020

Paragraph 7: Assunta was introduced to the readers by the mother of Salvatore, as a young woman who was willing to marry Salvatore. She was twenty-four or twenty- five, older than he. She had been engaged to a man who, while doing his military service, was killed in Africa.

Asked By: Samuel Reed Date: created: Jul 08 2021

Who was Assunta why did Salvatore agree to marry her

Answered By: Dominic Ramirez Date: created: Jul 10 2021

As Assunta’s fiancé had been killed in Africa during his military service, Assunta was willing to marry Salvatore. She even wanted to buy him a fishing boat and to take a vineyard for them with her little savings.

Asked By: Hugh Mitchell Date: created: Aug 03 2021

What is the message of Salvatore

Answered By: Bruce Sanders Date: created: Aug 05 2021

Maugham’s short story ‘Salvatore’ conveys the message of Goodness.

Asked By: Dylan Evans Date: created: Sep 25 2021

How was Salvatore as a husband

Answered By: Harold Simmons Date: created: Sep 27 2021

Salvatore, after being rejected by the girl he loved, married Assunta. He fulfilled his responsibilities of being a husband and a father. He kept Assunta happy ; ” she never ceased to be touched by his gentle sweetness. ” Even after suffering from rheumatism, he worked hard to sustain his family.

Asked By: Roger Hughes Date: created: Dec 25 2021

Was Salvatore a good husband and father

Answered By: Alan Nelson Date: created: Dec 25 2021

Salvatore is also a happy, affectionate and caring father. Sometimes he would give his children a bath in utter delight. He would seat the naked baby on the big palm of his hand and hold him up, laughing a little at his smallness. This laughter is indicative of how happy the man is with his outwardly ordinary life.

Asked By: Dylan Foster Date: created: Aug 07 2021

How did Salvatore endure the grief of separation from his beloved

Answered By: Aaron Gray Date: created: Aug 07 2021

He unburdened himself by weeping in his mother’s bosom. And it was by his immense mental strength that he got over his sadness with time. An accepting and forgiving attitude towards life is what helped him stay calm even in this time of crisis and live the rest of his life happily.

Asked By: Douglas Coleman Date: created: May 17 2021

What hardships were faced by Salvatore in China How did these come to an end

Answered By: Dominic Butler Date: created: May 17 2021

He fell ill when in China, and as he was suffering from rheumatism he was considered unfit for further service. Salvatore did not mind his illness and rather felt happy to return to his own home.

Asked By: Sebastian Patterson Date: created: Nov 28 2021

How successful was the writer in bringing out the protagonist innate goodness in the story Salvatore

Answered By: Hayden Peterson Date: created: Nov 28 2021

Answer. Answer: At the very beginning paragraphs of his story, the author has been successful in registering a lasting impression of Salvatore’s goodness on our mind. And this impression only gets stronger when the story progresses.

Asked By: Samuel Wilson Date: created: Nov 01 2020

What role did Assunta play in the life of Salvatore What message does it convey to you

Answered By: Rodrigo Diaz Date: created: Nov 04 2020

Assunta’ s role in Salvatore’ s life is a balancing one. It is she who brings normalcy in his life. Though she is ugly yet she has a beautiful heart. After his break-up with the beautiful girl, whom Salvatore loved very much, he was feeling sad and unhappy.

Asked By: Richard Kelly Date: created: Jan 27 2021

How does the narrator highlights the quality of goodness in Salvatore

Answered By: Richard Brooks Date: created: Jan 28 2021

In the short story “Salvatore”, Maugham has presented the character of Salvatore as an epitome of goodness. … Through the depiction of an apparently ordinary man as our protagonist has been, Maugham shows us how the quality of goodness – the inner beauty of a man – can make an ordinary man extraordinary.

Asked By: Martin Long Date: created: May 09 2021

What is the story Salvatore about

Answered By: Miles Sanchez Date: created: May 11 2021

Salvatore grows up with great rapidity, falls madly in love with a girl from Grand Marina and he desires to tie the knot with her. However, the duty towards his country calls him to join the Navy of King Victor Emmanuel and he has to leave his hometown before they get married.

Asked By: Martin Ross Date: created: Feb 09 2022

How apt is the title of the story Salvatore

Answered By: Gabriel Washington Date: created: Feb 09 2022

Answer. The title of the story ‘Salvatore’ by Somerset Maugham is perfect for the story. The story is of the life of a man whose life has been full of hardships. However, he was at peace and happy at the end.

Asked By: Brandon Griffin Date: created: Dec 08 2021

What appeals you most in Salvatore’s character

Answered By: Christopher Butler Date: created: Dec 11 2021

Answer. The most appealing quality of Salvatore is his pure heart. His love for the girl never fades away and she always had a special place in her heart although he married another women. Salvatore fought a war for his country in China and was sent back when he fell very ill.

Asked By: Ethan Allen Date: created: Oct 12 2021

Why could Salvatore not marry his fiancée

Answered By: Francis Thomas Date: created: Oct 15 2021

She had eyes like forest pools and held herself like a daughter of the Caesars. They were engaged but they could not marry because Salvatore had not done military service. … She would not marry a man who would never be strong enough to work like a man. Thus Salvatore failed to marry his fiancee.

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