‘'And then I told her why I had come, as respectful and earnest as I could. And I told her everything about myself, and what I was making, and how that all I asked was just to get acquainted with her and try to get her to like me."
(a) Identify I in the above extract.
(b) What did he want to tell her?
(c) Which word in the extract means the same as 'earning'?