|Mr.Abdelbadea M. Mahdy|
عدد المساهمات : 321
تاريخ التسجيل : 10/12/2010
الموقع : Egypt
|موضوع: The face on thw wall الأحد 20 فبراير 2011, 10:47 pm|| |
The writer and
his friends were talking aboutيتحدثون عن unusual events إحداث غير عادية
that had no natural explanation ليس لها تفسير طبيعي . one of the strangers
among them was a little man with a pale شاحب face. He was listening
carefully but he said nothing.
To include يشمل him in this talk, Mr.
Dabney asked him if he had any experience خبرة / تجربة that
had no natural explanation. He said that he would tell them a true one that had completed itself that afternoon. حدثت ظهر اليوم
said that he was living in an old house in
'' Ormond Street'' in London. On the wall of his bedroom , there were patchesبقع of dampness رطوبة that were exactly like a human face . It didn't change like other patches بقع . So , he considered it his
في السكن .
He fell ill so he lay in bed watching that face that controlled him استحوذ عليه / تملكه in such a way that it
became the chief thing in his thoughts day
When he felt
better, he searched for بحث عن
the man in crowded
places أماكن مزدحمة like political meetingsاجتماعات سياسية . He felt that they are connected by fate القدر جمع بينهما
بطريقة ما , so he neglected يهمل
to search for that man until he found him and until he became suspicious محل ريبة و شك.
chance, he saw that man in a taxi going to '' Charing Cross'' railway
stationمحطة سكة حديد .The man with two ladies
was going to take the train to '' Folkstone'' and then to France . the
storyteller took the same trainاستقل نفس القطار to talk to him but the man went on board of a
boat to France.
He did the same but the man got into a private roomحجرة خاصة . The story teller waited for him in front of أمام
The man went
out and the storyteller asked him to give himطلب أن يعطيه his card. He faintedفقد وعيه when he read the card
because the name was '' Ormond Wall''
who lives in
He found himself in a hospital and was in
serious conditionحالة سيئة .
He found that the
man was a millionaireمليونير with English parents who lived in London.
One morning, he found that the face became very faintباهت اللون He read about a motor
accidentحادث سيارة made by an American
millionaire called '' Ormond Wall'' . when he came home he found that the face had completely disappeared.اختفي تماما
said that there were three extra ordinary غير عادية things in this story .
1- Firstly, the face on the wall was like the face of a gentle
millionaire in America and it disappeared when the
man died.الوجه كان لمليونير أمريكي واختفي الوجه
حينما مات هذا الرجل
2- Secondly, the gentleman's name was related to the place where the face
هذا الرجل كان مرتبطا بالمكان الذي ظهر فيه وجهه
The man was '' Ormond Wall'' .
appeared in Ormond on a wall of the old room.
3- Thirdly, the
story was not true but he made it
up half an hour ago. تلك القصة ابتكرها الراوي من نصف
ساعة مضت ولم تكن حقيقية
A group of
people talking somewhere about events that had no natural explanation.
مجموعة أشخاص يتحدثون في مكان ما عن
أحداث ليس لها تفسير طبيعي
1- The narrator الراوي
He just introduces the situation.
He was one of those who were talking about events that had no natural explanation.
2- The storyteller ( the stranger ) الراوي
He was a little
man with pale face. He was listening to them with attention. He was making up his story in his mind.
He said it
happened to him personally to make others believe him.
He was good narrator and attracted their
He surprised them by saying that he made it up on the spur of the time.
3- Mr. Dabney السيد / دابني
He was one of the group.
He asked the stranger to tell them an unusual
4- Mr. Ormond Wall.
He was the hero of the fabricated story. He was an American millionaire
parents who lived in London. His face appeared on the wall of the storyteller's room. His name was related to the street where the storyteller lived. His face disappeared when the man died.
1- What kind of events were they talking about ?
ما نوع الأحداث التي كانوا يتحدثون
were talking about events that had no natural explanation.
2- What did the storyteller say about his story ?
الراوي عن القصة ؟
It was a true
story that completed itself that afternoon.
3- What was strange about the patches ?
ما الغريب بشان
تلك البقع ؟
One of the
patches was like a human face.
didn't change like other patches.
It became his
4- Where did the storyteller search for the man ?
أين بحث الراوي
عن الرجل ؟
meeting, football matches and crowded places
5- Where did he see
أين رآه ؟
In a taxi with
6- What did he do to
get the man ?
ماذا فعل كي يلتقي بالرجل ؟
He took a taxi
to catch him but the man went into ''Charing Cross''.
7- Why did he go to
''Charing Cross'' ? لماذا ذهب الي
شار نج كروس؟
To take the
train to '' Folkstone'' then to France.
8- Where did the man
أين اختفي الرجل ؟
in a private room.
9- What did he do to
speak with him ?
ماذا فعل الراوي كي يتحدث مع الرجل ؟
He waited in
front of the door.
10- What did the story teller ask the man to do ?
الراوي من الرجل ؟
He asked him to
give him his card.
11- Why did he want
the card ?
لماذا طلب الراوي من الرجل أن يعطيه الكارت ؟
To get more
information about the man.
12- Why did he faint
? لماذا فقد
الراوي وعيه ؟
When he read
The man's name
was related to the place where he lived.
13- What do you know
about the man? ماذا تعرف عن الرجل ؟
He was a
millionaire with English parents who lived in London.
14- How long did he
stay in hospital ?
ما المدة التي قضاها في المستشفي ؟
He stayed there
for some weeks .
15- What happened to
the face on the wall ? ماذا حدث للوجه الذي علي الحائط ؟
It was faint
and could hardly bee seen .
16- When did the
face on the wall disappear ? متي اختفي الوجه من علي الحائط ؟
When the man
17- What were the three extraordinary things about the
ما هي الأشياء
الثلاثة غير العادية عن القصة ؟
face was related to an American millionaire . it disappeared when the man died.
man's name was related to the place
where the face appeared.
The story was
not true but he made it half an hour ago.
18- What did the
storyteller say about truth ?ماذا قال الراوي عن الحقيقة ؟
He said truth
was much stranger than stories.
19- Why did the storyteller feel that the face was of a
real person ?
الراوي أن الوجه كان لرجل حقيقي ؟
it had a firm of him and they were connected by fate.
20- Why did the
police suspect the storyteller ? لماذا شكت الشرطة في الراوي ؟
he stood at busy corners watching the crowd and looking only at men.
21- Why was the storyteller sad when he saw the face grew
لماذا فقد الراوي الوعي ؟ Because he
considered it his fellow lodger.
22- How did the storyteller surprise them at the end of
the story ?
كيف قدم الراوي
مفاجأة في نهاية القصة ؟
He said that he
made the story up half an hour ago and it was not a true story. ( fabricated )
23- What did the
storyteller say about the story ? ماذا قال الراوي عن القصة ؟
He said it was
true story and happened to him personally.
24- Why were there
patches on the wall ? لماذا كن هناك بقع علي الحائط ؟
house was very old and damp.
25- How was the face get a firm hold of the storyteller ?
كيف سيطر هذا
الوجه علي الراوي ؟
He watched it
day and night. He considered it his fellow lodger. They were connected by fate.
He thought it was a face of a real man.
26- What did the
storyteller do when he got better ? ماذا فعل الراوي حينما تعافي ؟
He began to
search for the man.
27- What knowledge did he get about the man ?
عليها بشان الرجل ؟
He was an
American millionaire with English parents who lived in London.
28- Was the stranger
a good narrator ?
هل كان الغريب راويا جيدا ؟
He was a very
good narrator . He didn't take a long time to make the story up. He made a good
use of what was written in newspapers about an American millionaire's accident
to form the story.
29- What was strange or unusual about the face on the
ما الغريب حول
الوجه الذي علي الحائط ؟
change like other patches. It disappeared when the man died.
30- Why did the man
give his card to the storyteller ? لماذا أعطي الرجل الكارت للراوي
he thought he was a mad man.
considered it best to obey.
31- How was the
storyteller influenced by the face ? كيف تأثر
الراوي بالوجه ؟
looked like a human face . it controlled him until it became his fellow lodger.
32- Why did the
stranger have to follow the man on the train and the boat ? لماذا كان علي
الراوي ان يتبع الرجل علي القطار و المركب ؟
he couldn't talk to him as the man was busy with his friends.
33- How were the company
influenced by the story ? كيف تأثر الحاضرون بالقصة ؟
believed it as it was amazing.
took it for a true story.
1- '' one of these-
as indeed often happens – was exactly like a human face ''
What does these refer to ?
What did the storyteller use to do ?
What was his opinion about the face ?
2- '' the search
became like a madness to me. I neglected everything else''
Who is the speaker ?
What was he searching for ?
Why did people think he was mad ?
3- '' the police
began to know me and be suspicious ''
Why did the police suspect him ?
Who did he always look at ?
Where did he first see Mr. Ormond ?
4- '' at last I saw
him. He was in a taxi driving east along Piccadilly. ''
Who did he see at last ?
Where was the man going ?
What did the storyteller do then ?
5- '' excuse me but
do you mind giving me your card ?''
Who said this ? to whom ?
What was written on the card ?
What happened to the speaker then ?
6-'' I looked at
once at the wall on which the face to be seen . I rubbed
my eyes and sprang up. ''
What made him rub his eyes ?
What was the event that made the face faint ?
What did he feel when this happened ?
7- '' the third
extraordinary thing about the story is that I made it up
about half an hour ago .''
What was the speaker doing when he said this statement
When did the face completely disappear ?
What was the only true thing in the story ?
8- '' I lay there
for some weeks.''
What does there refer to ?
Why was he sent there ?
Where did he faint ?
9- '' you said three
things, you know.''
Who said these words ? to whom ?
What were the two things ?
What was the third thing ?
10- '' I got up
sadly and went out .''
Why did the speaker feel sad ?
What happened to the man ?
Where does the speaker live ?
1- What were
the speakers talking about ?
2- How did
Dabney include the stranger in the talk ?
3- To whom did
the story happen ?
4- When did the
event told by him complete itself ?
5- What did the
storyteller see on the wall of his bedroom ?
6- How did the
face on the wall control the storyteller ?
7- What did the
storyteller do when he became well ?
8- Where did he
try to find the man whose face was on the
9- When did the
storyteller succeed in his search ?
10- How was the
stranger able to follow the man ?
11- Why did the
stranger faint ?
12- What did
the stranger know about the man ?
13- Why was the
stranger taken to hospital ?
14- When did
the face on the wall become faint ?
15- When did the
face on the wall disappear ?
16- What were
the three extraordinary things that were in the
17- How did the
storyteller surprise them at the end of the
unusual غير عادي
stranger شخص غريب
believe يؤمن / يصدق
in vain بلا جدوى
determine يعتزم / يصمم
remarkable لافت للنظر
extraordinary غير عادي
think يعتقد / يفكر
fate مصير / قدر
voyage رحلة بحرية
uncertainly غير أكيد
suspicious مشكوك فيه / موضع ريبة
make up يختلق / يؤلف
mystery سر غامض
company شركاء / رفقاء / جماعة