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Mrs. Packletide
"(i) The compelling motive for her sudden deviation towards the footsteps of
Nimrod was the fact that Loona Bimberton had recently been carried eleven
miles in an aeroplane by an Algerian aviator, and talked of nothing else;
only a personally procured tiger-skin and a heavy harvest of Press
photographs could successfully counter that sort of thing"
"(ii) Mrs. Packletide had offered a thousand rupees for the opportunity of
shooting a tiger without over-much risk or exertion,"
"(iii) Mrs. Packletide faced the cameras with a light heart, and her
pictured fame reached from the pages of the Texas Weekly Snapshot to the
illustrated Monday upplement of the Novoe Vremya."

Louisa Mebbin
"(i) ""If it's an old tiger I think you ought to get it cheaper. A thousand
rupees is a lot of money."""
"(ii) Louisa Mebbin adopted a protective elder-sister attitude towards money
in general, irrespective of nationality or denomination"
"(iii) ""How amused everyone would be if they knew what really happened,""
said Louisa Mebbin a few days after the ball."

Loona Bimberton
"(i) As for Loona Bimberton, she refused to look at an illustrated paper for
weeks, and her letter of thanks for the gift of a tiger-claw brooch was a
model of repressed emotions"
(ii) there are limits beyond which repressed emotions become dangerous.

NCERT Class 10th: Literature Reader English Ch 2 Mrs Packletide's Tiger




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Mrs. Packletide:

(ii) Manipulative

(iii) Vain

Louisa Mebbin

(i) Stingy

(ii) Materialistic

(iii) Shrewd

Loona Bimberton

(i) Jealous

(ii) Spiteful