Lucky Jim Setting & Symbolism

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Burned Bed Sheets

While staying with the Welchs, Dixon falls asleep holding a cigarette and causes a large burn on the bed sheets that he attempts to hide by cutting away the burned edges and turning the sheets around on the mattress.

Burned Table

Dixon burned a bedside table when he fell asleep with a cigarette. Christine helps Dixon hide the table in a storage room.

Merrie England Lecture

As a part of his job, Dixon is to give a Merrie England Lecture as a culmination to College Open Week at the University where he works. Dixon becomes drunk and gives a disastrous lecture that ends his job with the University.

Special Subject

Dixon is instructed to design a special subject class for the following semester and see how many students he can interest. Dixon wants to interests a group of pretty girls, but ends up interesting only...

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