Table of Contents
- 1 How does Don Anselmo sale of his land but not the trees?
- 2 Who was Don Anselmo Where did he live?
- 3 How did the old man treat the people who had been waiting for him?
- 4 Who is the narrator of gentleman of Río en medio?
- 5 Why does Don Anselmo not sell the trees?
- 6 Why did Don Anselmo wear the same cutaway?
How does Don Anselmo sale of his land but not the trees?
How does Don Anselmo’s sale of his land, but not the trees on that land, help reveal a theme in the story? Don Anselmo’s action allows him to make more money on his land than the Americans want to pay. Don Anselmo’s action allows him to keep possession of the orchard on the property he sold.
Why do you think Don Anselmo did not sell the trees in the orchard?
Every time a child has been born in Rio en Medio since I took possession of that house from my mother I have planted a tree for that child. The trees in that orchard are not mine, Señor; they belong to the children of the village. I did not sell the trees because I could not. They are not mine.”
What do you learn about Don Anselmo from the way he dresses?
What do you learn about Don Anselmo from the way he dresses? “Don” is a title of respect, such as “sir in English. In “Gentleman of Rio en Medio,” why is Don Anselmo referred to as “Don”? Don Anselmo values fairness to all.
Who was Don Anselmo Where did he live?
Don Anselmo was a gentleman and the oldest inhabitant of Rio en Medio. He took possession of the property from his mother. Since then he began to plant a tree for every child born in Rio en Medio. This shows that he loved the children,trees and his land.
Why did the story teller offer more money to the old man?
Answer: According to land Surveyor, the land was doubled so the storyteller offered the old man almost the double amount because it is fair and just as usual. He was the man of principles, so according to him it was not fair to accept more money than agreed before.
What is the role played by the narrator in the lesson gentleman of Rio en Medio?
Juan A. A. Sedillo’s short story “Gentleman of Rio en Medio” is told by an unnamed real estate agent who says he is handling a transaction in New Mexico between personal friends and an elderly gentleman, Don Anselmo. The narrator’s role is to misdirect and deceive readers through unreliable information.
How did the old man treat the people who had been waiting for him?
The old man greeted the people who had been waiting for him by bowing – bowed to all of them.
Why did Americans offer double Don Anselmo?
Ans.: The Americans were good people and when they found that Don Anselmo owned more than eight acres of !and, they offered to pay double the price they had quoted earlier.
Why did not Don Anselmo accept more money from American?
Don Anselmo was generous. He refused to accept more money for his property. He loved children and planted a tree for every child. Americans were generous, they won’t quarrel with the old man though they had legal right to own the trees.
Who is the narrator of gentleman of Río en medio?
What was the reply of Don Anselmo to the story teller’s complaint?
Don Anselmo replied that he had sold his property to the Americans because they were good people, but he did not sell them the trees.
What was the reply of Don Anselmo to the story tellers complaint?
What was Don Anselmo’s reply to the story teller’s request? Ans: Don Anselmo replied that he had sold his property to the Americans because they were good people, but he did not sell them the trees. 20. Why was the story-teller unable to convince the old man?
Why does Don Anselmo not sell the trees?
Don Anselmo does not sell the trees. He does not sell them because they belong to whom? Why do you think Don Anselmo brings his young relative to the meetings? How is the conflict resolved? He want to be fair to everyone. Why did Don Anselmo refused to take the extra money?
Which is correct the story teller or Don Anselmo?
Both the answers are correct. In fact the two answers can be combined to give the right answer. The story teller failed to convince Don Anselmo to take more money than what had been agreed upon as Don Anselmo was a man of principles. Question 10. What did Don Anselmo do as he left the place with the money?
Why was the old man’s Orchard unpleasant to look at?
The old man’s orchard was big and beautiful. A small stream was flowing through the orchard. The house was unpleasant to look because it was old fashioned. Many trees were fruit-bearing trees. A number of fruits were more on the tree, so the orchard is attractive. Question 5.
Why did Don Anselmo wear the same cutaway?
I sent a messenger up to the mountains for Don Anselmo. It took a week to arrange another meeting. When he arrived, he repeated his previous preliminary performance. He wore the same faded cutaway, carried the same stick and was accompanied by the boy again.