The Rattrap

Why did the peddler knock at the cottage by the roadside? How was he treated by the owner of the cottage?

Pedler knocked at the cottage to ask for shelter for the night. The crofter treated him kindly; offered him shelter in his cottage and gave him food. He also played cards with him and smoked tobacco. OR The peddler knocked on the cottage by the roadside to ask for shelter for the night. The crofter, …

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Why did the Crofter repose confidence in the peddler? How did the peddler feel after betraying the crofter?

The crofter repose confidence in the peddler because he lived alone in a cottage and wanted to enjoy human company. He was generous, kind and often felt lonely. Having found a likeable companion in the peddler, the crofter opened up to him and talked about his work and his saving. Since the peddler seemed incredulous, …

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