Good-bye, Mr. Chips - Chapter XIV through Chapter XV Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XIV through Chapter XV Summary

Chapter XIV

Things went exceedingly well when Chips returned to school. The most gratifying thing to him was that for the first time in his life he felt needed. Chips eased the tense situation by poking fun at things like the new menu reflecting changes by the food-rationing system. Chatteris fell ill in the winter of 1917, and Chips once again became Acting Head of Brookfield. Chatteris died in the Spring and the Board of Governor asked Chips to stay on as Acting Head through the term. Chips was satisfied with that—he knew that he was too old to take the position on permanently.

Chips enjoyed his time as Headmaster—he handled complaints, dealt with problems and requests. Sadly, the somber job of reading the list of former students killed in action fell...

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