Howard's End - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

The Schlegel sisters are enjoying one of their women's dinners, which are really informal discussion groups. The sisters are talking about their experience with Mr. Bast when the subject of how millionaires should dispose of their money comes up. Some of the women think that the Mr. Basts of the world should benefit while others say that the money is part of that particular family and should stay there. If someone like Leonard Bast were to benefit from anything, it should be clothes, or food, or items but never the money outright according to most.

Helen retorts that the Mr. Basts of the world should be given the money outright. Do not dole it out to them in the form of clothes or food as if they are babies. Give people the cash and they will pick up the ideals on their own...

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