Everything you need to understand or teach The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham.
After basically ruining her marriage with an affair, Kitty accompanies her husband, Walter, to Mei-tan-fu, a Chinese province afflicted with a cholera epidemic. There, amid death and misery, Kitty sees in a convent of French nuns great examples of self-sacrifice and the kind of happiness she had always wanted.
Kitty, an Englishwoman, had been pressured from a young age to marry well by her mother, who tried to overcome her own sense of...
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