The man with the scar by somerset maugham

The officer went up to them and into one who was still alive emptied his revolver. In sobriety he does not change his mind. This was the first of his journeys through the late-Imperial world of the s and s which inspired his novels.

He spent the night in gaol and he and the others, there were five of them altogether, passed the time playing poker. To tell the truth I think it suits the story. Edith died of tuberculosis six days later on 31 January at the age of She was hardly more than a girl, a slim creature, with little regular features and enormous eyes.

Maugham It was on account of the scar that I first noticed him, for it ran, broad and red, from his temple to his chin. Bywhen the collapse of France and its occupation by the German Third Reich forced Maugham to leave the French Riviera, he was a refugee—but one of the wealthiest and most famous writers in the English-speaking world.

If anything the General may be lonely. In reality life is very different for Mayhew in Capri. It was unexpected on that round, fat and good-humored face.

The man with the scar likes to gamble. A woman came into the patio, with quick steps, and then, her hand on her heart, stopped suddenly. Death is both the narrator and a central character.

There was a little stir at the gateway. When in doubt refer to the transcription below. There is a sense that the narrator suspects that the scar may be a war wound or at least that is the perception of the narrator and the reader.

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Answerable to nobody but himself. Her loveliness was such that as she ran, her mouth slightly open and the agony on her beautiful face, even the indifferent soldiers who looked at her gave a gasp of surprise.

Having been beaten in the war the General seems to remain beaten in life. If anything Mayhew is firm in his beliefs. I must explain that he was a Guatemaltecan and spoke to me in Spanish.

W. Somerset Maugham

I honor you, Senor, as one brave man must honor another. They fell strangely, not together, but one after the other, with movements that were almost grotesque, as though they were puppets in a toy theatre.

When the day broke and the soldiers came into the cell to fetch them for execution he had lost more matches than a man could use in a life-time. Toward the end of his career he described himself as "in the very first row of the second-raters".

Portraits[ edit ] Maugham was the subject of this caricature by David Low. But my companion greeted him, kindly. He nodded to my acquaintance. Sep 06,  · Dear Third Year Students, Below, you will find your first reading for class: Somerset Maugham's short story "The Man with the Scar." Please take this week to read the short story, as we will be discussing it in class.

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Maugham? Maugham? The man with a scar by sgtraslochi.comet. Reading Club Pre-Intermediate. "The Man with the Scar" by S. Maugham - by LINGVISTOV. The short story, exercises to memorise words, speaking exercises.

The Man With The Scar by William Somerset Maugham It was on account of the scar that I first noticed him, for it ran, broad and red, in a great crescent from his temple to his chin. It must have been due to a formidable wound and I wondered whether this had been caused by a sabre or by a fragment of shell.

The story Salvatore by Somerset Maugham (pronounced as ‘mawm’) is a very short, simple and straightforward story written in third person narrative technique. The author just tells the readers the story of a fisherman named Salvatore who lived in an Italian Island. To ask other readers questions about The Man with the Scar and Other Stories, please sign up.4/5.

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