Panorama English Reader Class 10 Solutions Chapter 4 Quality
Who was Mr. Gessler? How did the author know him?
Mr. Gessler was a German shoe-maker who had settled in London. The author knew him since his younghood because he made his father’s boots.
What was the author’s opinion about Mr. Gessler as a shoe-maker?
The author’s opinion about Mr. Gessler as a shoemaker was that he was an artist because he had an artist’s skill, pride, and respect for his trade.
The work style of Mr. Gessler was unique to Explain.
The work; style of Mr. Gessler was unique because he made only ordered boots which were mysterious and wonderful. In shape and fit, in finish and quality of leather, they were the best.
Mr. Gessler was not successful in his trade. Why?
Mr. Gessier made only ordered boots. He only believed in quality in his work. He did not believe in advertisements, offers, and shows through which big firms are selling their products and making hold on the market. As such Mr. Gessler does not prove himself successful in his trade and he dies of slow starvation.
Big firms are selling their products and making hold on the market through advertisements, offers, and big shows. Low scaled and skilled artists are being out of trade. How? Give your own opinion with the reference to the lesson “quality”.
Big firms are selling their products and making hold on the market through big advertisements, offers, and shows. As such low scaled and skilled ones are being out cítrade. In the story “Quality.” I see that Mr. Gessler makes only ordered boots which happen to be mysterious and wonderful and which never fail to fit. In case a customer complains about his shoes he pays back his money. He feels that big firms have no self-respect and they do business by advertisement and not by work. All his money goes in paying the shop-rent“ and purchasing the leather of the best quality. So he has no money to get food and ultimately he dies of slow starvation.