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Referring to the short story "The Chaser," what does "young people who need a love potion very seldom have five thousand dollars" mean?
What is the irony in "The Chaser"?
In John Collier's short story "The Chaser," what is the difference between glove-cleaner and life-cleaner?
What does the title of the story "The Chaser" mean?
What is the allusion and mood for "The Chaser"?
What is the analysis of "The Chaser" by John Collier?
What are the character traits of Alan Austen in "The Chaser"?
What is the setting of the short story "The Chaser" by John Collier?
Why is the glove cleaner/ life cleaner more expensive than the love potion in "The Chaser"?
What is the conflict in the chaser?
How effective is the love potion in "The Chaser"?
Why does the old man begin by referring to the "spot remover"--its cost, and the need one might have to save up for it?
Why did author John Collier choose the title “The Chaser”?
Is there a antagonist in "The Chaser"?
What point of view is "The Chaser" told from? Why?
What are the events of rising action in the short story "The Chaser"?
In the story "The Chaser," what makes the story sound realistic and what makes it seem unrealistic?
What does Alan think love is in “The Chaser” by John Collier?
What is the falling action and resolution in the story "The Chaser"? Does it even have falling action and a resolution? For the climax I put: "He buys the love potion but that is when the story ends."
In what ways in "The Chaser" is the old man experienced?
What is the main idea in this story?
What clues were planted that might have led you to expect the ending?
What kind of person is Diana from "The Chaser" by John Collier?
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From the story "The Chaser," written by John Collier, why does the old man describe the potion as a glove-cleaner or a life cleaner?
In "The Chaser," how does the old man trick Alan step by step?
Do you think the old man is trying to trick or cheat Alan in the story "The Chaser" by John Collier? Why or why not?
Why has Alan gone to see the old man?
The old man guarantees that the love potion will produce all the effects of idealized romantic love. Do you find the sort of life he is describing for Alan and Diana appealing??
Why is it ironic that, when the old man refers to the potion he describes to Alan, he calls it a "glove cleaner"
Can you please give me some good level two and level three questions for "The Chaser" by John Collier?
How is the story "The Chaser" talking about relationships?
Are there any dynamic characters in the short story "The Chaser" by John Collier? A dynamic character is a character that will change.
I would like to know why the title of the story is called "The Chaser."
What do we and the old man know that Alan doesn't?
How is verbal irony used in "The Chaser"?
What are some important details from the story "The Chaser"?
How does the old man know Alan's name in the story "The Chaser"?
What is an example of a level-one question in "The Chaser"?
In a short paragraph, explain why Mr Austin in "The Chaser" is visiting this strange place.
Can you give me some sample exam questions about the short story "The Chaser" by John Collier ? Deeply appreciated.
What does the story mean in all?
What is the connotation in "The Chaser"?
Why do they mention the poison in the story?
How does Alan Austen feel as the story begins? What can we infer about the activity he is contemplating from how his state of mind is described?
How does Alan know how to find the old man's shop?
Why is the old man in "The Chaser" nameless?
How does the narrator of "The Chaser" explore the reliance on magical elements?
Referring to the short story "The Chaser," what does "otherwise they would not need a love potion" mean? Please explain all possible implications about it.
In "The Chaser," is Diana's passionate, clinging love a result of the love potion, or does the potion only elicit normal love of a woman for a man? If the love potion is responsible for Diana's overwhelming love for Alan Austen, then the story would not be read as an indictment of marital love in general. Are we to understand that the potion is only effective in jump-starting her love or that it will keep her in an unnaturally amorous condition indefinitely?