Good-bye, Mr. Chips - Chapter VII through Chapter VIII Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VII through Chapter VIII Summary

Chapter VII

Memories of Katherine flood Chips' memories. He pictures her running down the corridors, laughing at some silly thing. He remembers when she played the cello at a Mozart concert at Brookfield. He recalls how she advocated leniency in many cases of boys who were being punished. Many times she was convincing. Though she looked on the good side of people, when a boy had merited punishment she would push for the most severe. Years later when a disciplinary issue faced him, he would recall her words which would influence his actions.

In his declining years, he remembers so many incidents that seemed serious or funny but now the years had dulled their intensity. Were they really that funny or serious after all? He recalled names and incidents, forgetting their timing and sequence&mdash...

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