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In the story The Far and the Near, Why does the little house give the engineer such “extraordinary happiness”? a. The house reminds him of his own wife and family. b. Seeing the house introduces variety into the boring routine of his job. c. The vision of the house does not change despite the changes in his life. d. The house is the only beautiful spot on an otherwise unremarkable route
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User: In the story The Far and the Near, Why does the little house give the engineer such “extraordinary happiness”? a. The house reminds him of his own wife and family. b. Seeing the house introduces variety into the boring routine of his job. c. The vision of the house does not change despite the changes in his life. d. The house is the only beautiful spot on an otherwise unremarkable route

Weegy: in "The Far and the Near" the little house gives the engineer such extraordinary happiness because: The vision of the house does not change despite the changes in his life. "But no matter what peril or tragedy he had known, the vision of the little house and the women waving to him ... had become fixed in the mind of the engineer as something beautiful and enduring, something beyond all change and ruin, and something that would always be the same, no matter what mishap, grief or error might break the iron schedule of his days."
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User: Which of the following details from the story best illustrates the source of the engineer’s later disillusionment? a. “To one side of the house there was a garden. . . .” b. “He had seen them in a thousand lights, a hundred weathers.” c. “[H]e felt that he knew their lives completely, to every hour. . . .” d. “The whole place had an air of tidiness, thrift, and modest comfort.


User: What makes the engineer want to visit the cottage? a. He wants to see if the cottage is as beautiful as he thinks it is. b. He feels that its inhabitants have become part of his life. c. He wants to thank the women for brightening his life over the years. d. He thinks the visit will give a sense of closure to his career.

Weegy: He feels that its inhabitants have become part of his life -makes the engineer want to visit the cottage. [smile]
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The Far and the Near. “[H]e felt that he knew their lives completely, to every hour. . . .” -best illustrates the source of the engineer’s later disillusionment.
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Why is the story The Far and the Near, end anticlimactic? a. The women do not invite him into their house. b. The house is exactly the same as the engineer expected. c. The women don’t understand why it is important to the engineer to visit them. d. The engineer isn’t sure that these are the same women who were waving to him
Weegy: Why is the story The Far and the Near, end anticlimactic? b. The house is exactly the same as the engineer expected. (More)
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The end of the story "The Far and the Near" is anticlimactic because: The women don’t understand why it is important to the engineer to visit them.
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