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Mr. Murthwaite and the Narratorial Ambiguity of Indian Society

First an aside: I apologize for the tardiness of my post, I’ve no reasonable excuse for its lateness but my ineptitude for to pull myself away from mixing drums and rather focus on adhering to deadlines! In the third chapter of the … Continue reading

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The “respectable English friend”: A Closer Look at the Clues

As we hear Miss Clack describe the “facts as they were stated” (204) to her regarding the attacks on Godfrey Ablewhite and Septimus Luker, I could not help but wonder who this “respectable English friend” is that abets the three … Continue reading

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Tension and Reason

Gabriel’s encounter with Mr. Murthwaite on Rachel’s birthday builds tension to foreshadow the coming mysterious events of the night, as well as characterizes Gabriel as a practical man that trusts his routines to deal with anxiety. The quarrel between the … Continue reading

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