Howard's End - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

September is drawing closer and the Schlegels have not yet found a new home. Meg is pushed past distraction when she thinks about all the family's possessions that have to find a new home and there is nothing in sight. Meg had hoped to find something by now so that she could go on their annual visit to Aunt Juley's and have that worry removed. Meg vows not to do anything but look for a house and then breaks that vow in half an hour when an invitation comes to join Evie Wilcox and her new fiancé for lunch.

When Meg arrives, she immediately feels uncomfortable in the presence of the young lovers, almost as if the vessel of life is passing her by and she is looking at its two latest passengers. Meg's mood lifts considerably though when she sees that Mr. Wilcox is joining them...

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