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The Mill on the Floss - Study Guide Book 2: Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: Chapter 3 Summary

Tom is back at school now, and he meets Philip Wakem, a hunchback caused by an injury early in his life. Philip is interested in drawing, and Tom is curious about this. Drawing is a skill that Tom has no acquaintance with. He's curious about why Philip is here and reveals his own ignorance rather quickly because Philip has already learned many of the things that Stelling is teaching Tom. However, Philip hides his amusement and offers to help him. Philip tells him stories about the ancient Greeks, and Tom likes this. Tom is not quite fourteen and Philip is already fifteen.

Book 2: Chapter 3 Analysis

Tom's relationships with boys in the past have involved frequent fights. He must make adjustments and accommodations in this relationship with Philip, and he must accept that Philip, although deformed, has many accomplishments that are beyond his own capabilities. He...

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