Maurice Characters

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Maurice is a young Englishman who is growing up as a gentleman, being groomed to take his deceased father's presence in society. Maurice is the son of a religious woman who thinks of her son as the man of the house even though he is only a small child when his father dies. Maurice is sent to all the best schools and even attends college for a time even though college is considered unnecessary for his station in society. Maurice is then to take over his father's position in a stock broker firm when he is finished with his education.

Maurice struggles with his role in society. Maurice is expected to meet a nice girl and marry. However, Maurice is not attracted to women. Maurice is at first confused by his lack of interest in girls. Later, Maurice realizes that his interest runs toward his fellow schoolmates and finds that...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Maurice from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.