“Good-luck to you, Trevelyan”, I said. '‘And may you get the petunias for your princess!"
(a) Why does the narrator call the listener Trevelyan?
(b) Why does the narrator refer to Petunias?
© What do you understand by ‘Petunias’?
(a) The narrator felt that the travelling salesman was as romantic as the hero Trevelyan in the best-selling novel.
(b) He refers to Petunias because John was getting off in Coke town to collect some Petunias for Jessie.
© Petunias are one of the most popular flowers of South American origin.