Galatea 2.2 - Study Guide Section IX (pages 241-273) Summary & Analysis

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In section IX Richard realizes, while in the Netherlands, that he fell in love with C. because of her vulnerability and changed his life to fit hers. Richard's continued training with Helen brings more awareness to him of how the advances in cognition bring people into a higher and higher perspective away from ground level events and experience. Lentz suggests that Richard start teaching Helen books that he knows the others will pick.

Richard gives Helen the Bible and Shakespeare to read as well as many other books. Although she has the material, analyzing it requires her to be able to process it and think. Richard continues to teach her anything he can think of, but he realizes that the list of objects and ways they are used are endless and it is unlikely she will grasp the subtleties. Helen has...

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