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

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Chapter VI Summary

Katherine was a great hit at Brookfield. Everyone loved her—even the women who were at first jealous of her youthful beauty. But the most amazing thing about her presence was the change it had on Chips. Although he had come to be respected in his job, he had never been loved by the students nor had he inspired them. He was stiff and kept himself remote from them. Influenced by Katherine's positive attitude and cheerful support, he relaxed and allowed himself to reveal a side no one had ever seen. His sense of humor that had always been there now emerged to the delight of his students. He had never been a good disciplinarian but was rigid and misunderstood. But with Katherine in his life, his disciplinary skills improved, and though he became tougher on his students, their admiration...

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