Lucky Jim - Chapters 16-17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 16-17 Summary

In Chapter 16, Dixon writes a letter to Johns pretending to be a jealous boyfriend of a woman Johns admires in revenge for Johns telling Welch that he had arranged to have Atkinson call him the arty weekend so he would not have to stay the whole weekend. Dixon then turns his attention to his Merrie England lecture only to be interrupted when Margaret arrives. Margaret demands to know if Dixon dislikes her as evidenced by him leaving her at the dance. Dixon denies it, saying that she was so busy with Gore-Urquhart that he was surprised she noticed his absence. Then Dixon suggests that perhaps they stop seeing one another. Margaret goes into hysterics, screaming and crying so loudly that both Atkinson and the landlady come rushing into the room. Atkinson calms Margaret by slapping her and then feeding her some...

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