Great Short Works - Book 1, The Short Stories : Chapter 13, A Gentle Spirit Cont. Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Short Stories : Chapter 13, A Gentle Spirit Cont. Summary

Part 2, section 1 'The Dream of Pride.' The incident with the revolver forces the wife to reflect upon her own gentleness and the accusations the husband suffered for being labeled a coward by his comrades- which was why he had left the regiment. He recounts his own past, remarks that the incident with the revolver changed everything for him and he repeatedly reveals that he loves his wife and that all the difficulty he issues to his wife is for the sake of cultivating her with discipline - in effect, to help finish raising her seeing as she really is quite young. He recounts how much he has been beaten down as part of the process of becoming a successful grown man. He finally talks her to...

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