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Quote the instances of foreshadowing in The Romance of a Busy Broker.
“Pitcher still mildly curious, noticed a difference in her ways this morning”…
“Tears starts welling up in Miss Leslie’s eyes after being told by Mr. Maxwell that he loves her and wants her hand in marriage”
"... and not a single picture of a hat or pineapple gum has appeared".
" the silver heart left the office".
Setting of "The Romance of Busy Broker"
New York City
Instances of the use of simile in "The Romance of a Busy Broker"
"his open letters are laid like a pile of stage snow in a solid desk,"
"employees in the office jump around like a sailor in a storm",
"orders for buying and selling come and go as fast as the flight swallows
no longer a man; it is a busy New York broker, driven by buzzing wheels and springs that don’t curl"
Who had an expressionless countenence
Mr. Harvey Maxwell
The New Stenographer
The narrative devices used in the short story are
At the beginning of the story, for which of these reasons is Pitcher showing more expression than usual?
Maxwell reduced his pay
Maxwell is late to work
Maxwell and his former secretary enter together
He is interested in dating the secretary
Which of these themes does the story seem to promote?
The wife of a busy man must be demanding.
A career will always be someone's priority.
Overbearing obligations can get in the way of desires.
Which of these would be the most likely cause of the ending of the marriage between Leslie and Maxwell?
Maxwell obsessing over Leslie
Maxwell spending too much time at work
Maxwell abandoning his job for Leslie
Who was Harvey Maxwell?
A share broker
A Confidential Clerk
A business tycoon
'I'll do the work as usual then, until someone comes to fill the place' whose words are these?
The new stenographer's
The book keeper's
Who worked as a confidential clerk in Maxwell's office?
Which incident did Ms Leslie remind about at the end of the story ?
That she and Mr Maxwell got married the previous evening at 8' O clock in the church
That Maxwell had asked for appointing a new stenographer the previous day
That she and Mr Pitcher got married the previous evening at 7'O clock
That she and Mr Maxwell got married the previous evening at 7' O clock in the church