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    Question Understanding English

    Does the following account reflect the attitude of a particular writer who said, ‘I dislike feeling at home, when I am abroad’? Please clarify this for me.

    "This evening, the cab dropped me off at a quaint cottage in Yorkshire. From seeing its pleasantly vintage and individual exterior, I relished the opportunity of stepping through the panelled wooden door into a world of pine furniture, fireplaces and battered books. To my horror, the living room greeted me with black vinyl couches and plasma TV, and the sight of climate control units in every room filled me with dread. My discomfort was increased upon entering a sterile stainless steel kitchen. Would I ever escape the coldness of the modern apartment living? I might as well be back home".
    Last edited by Nesamony; 04-Nov-2009 at 04:29. Reason: one word was left out

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    Re: Understanding English

    What are your thoughts on the question?


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    Question Re: Understanding English

    I am not sure. Would appreciate input.

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    Re: Understanding English

    Do you think he seems happy with the decor in the cottage?


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    Re: Understanding English

    I don't think so.


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    Re: Understanding English

    Quote Originally Posted by Nesamony View Post
    I don't think so.
    Why is he unhappy with it?

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