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Question 2-(a):

Why did Mrs. Packletide want to kill a tiger?

Answer :

Mrs. Packletide was jealous of her rival, Loona Bimberton, who had recently travelled 11 kilometres in an airplane operated by an Algerian aviator. In order to outclass her, Mrs. Packletide decided to hunt a tiger and gain media coverage through her pictures.

Question 2-(b):

What does it tell you about her?

Answer :

Note: This question is to be answered on the basis of your own understanding, experience and thoughts. It is strongly recommended that you prepare the solution on your own. However, sample solutions have been provided for your reference.

 Mrs. Packletide is full of vanity. She is a selfish person who seems to be jealous at other people’s success.