* Shaw writes to Walkley.
* Shaw explains his intentions.
* Shaw is interested in examining male/female relationships.
* Shaw is often thought of as a feminist.
* Marxism is one of the author's passions.
* The author analyzes the role of the writer in regards to roles of a traditional woman.
* Shaw compares his ideal to the work of other writers.
* Shaw also studies philosophy.
* Shaw believes that society has given into decadence.
* Reader is introduced to Roebuck Ramsden.
* Octavious Robinson enters and expresses grief over the death of Whitefield.
* Ramsden comforts Robinson and suggests that he marry Ann Whitefield.
* Ramsden also warns Robinson to cut himself off from the troublesome Jack Tanner.
* Tanner arrives with Ann and her mother to visit Ramsden.
* Ramsden and Tanner have been named joint guardians for Ann.
* Tanner wants out of the obligation.
* Tanner suggests that Robinson marry Anne.
* Robinson fears rejection.
* Violet is...
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