Arrowsmith - Chapters 4, 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 4, 5 and 6 Summary

Professor Gottlieb finds Martin to be the only student of any real medical research talent in his class as the new year begins. Most of the students are just as skeptical of Gottlieb too and feel that the professor is unimaginative while Martin secretly dreams of being just like Professor Gottlieb.

Martin revels in his bacteriology studies and even begins to work late in the lab just like Professor Gottlieb who acknowledges Martin's aptitude for scientific work. Martin joins Professor Gottlieb in his lab one night at midnight and Martin is enthralled by Gottlieb's stories of working and living in Europe. Professor Gottlieb also tells Martin that Martin will be a better scientist than doctor and Martin leaves this nocturnal meeting energized for his future.

Martin eschews his classmates in favor of working in the lab and becomes a nuisance in...

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