Good-bye, Mr. Chips - Chapter V Summary & Analysis

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Chapter V Summary

Now as an old man, he looks at his two feet and tries to recall which foot it was that changed his fortunes so. He remembers when the couple eagerly planned their lives together. Katherine was supportive of Chips' career, relieved that he was not a stockbroker or a solicitor or dentist. She felt there was nothing more important than education. To ease Chips' concerns, she assured him how much she liked boys and would feel comfortable living at Brookfield.

Katherine only answered with laughter when Chips tried to convince her his teaching credentials and abilities were at best mediocre. The evening before the wedding, Katherine made a point to say goodbye to him for the last time before they became a couple. She thought it appropriate to say, "Good-bye, Mr. Chips."

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