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Maurice Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Risley's Records

Maurice meets Durham when he goes to Risley's room. Durham is at Risley's to borrow some of his records.

Letters from Durham

Maurice receives many letters from Durham during their relationship. At the end of their relationship, Durham breaks up with Maurice in a letter from Greece.

Letters from Scudder

Maurice gets a series of letters from Scudder after he leaves Penge in the aftermath of their first meeting together.

Symposium

Symposium is a book written by the Greeks that deals with the subject of homosexuality. Clive Durham suggests that Maurice read it and upon learning that he has, announces his love for Maurice.

Mr. Lasker Jones' Office

Maurice goes to Mr. Lasker Jones' office to be hypnotized. Maurice hopes the treatment will stop his attraction to men and allow him to marry a woman, as is expected of him.

London Hotel

Maurice spends the night...

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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.
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