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What type of person was Mrs Thompson before Maggie came into her life?

QuestionsWhat type of person was Mrs Thompson before Maggie came into her life?
Ananya Kumari asked 2 years ago

What kind of a person was Jane Thompson before the little girl called Maggie came into her life in T. S. Arthur’s short story “An Angel in Disguise”?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 2 years ago

Before the poor little girl called Maggie came into Jane’s life, she was a ‘vinegar-tempered wife’ to Joe Thompson. She was “not a woman of saintly temper, nor much given to self-denial for others’ good”, as the narrator comments. As a childless woman she had “nothing to love and care for out of herself, and so became sore, irritable, ill-tempered, and self-afflicting in the desolation of her woman’s nature”.


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