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The Mill on the Floss - Study Guide Book 2: Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: Chapter 5 Summary

Maggie comes to visit again and is curious about Philip. She has a soft spot for deformed things, so she is ready to be kind to him. Tom tells her about the quarrel with Philip. When he can stand it no longer, he takes Maggie to his room to show her the sword. He makes her close her eyes, gets the sword out of the closet, and strikes a pose before he allows her to look. She is frightened when he draws the sword. In trying to go through the drill, he swings it downward and slashes his foot. Maggie screams, Tom faints, and Mr. Stelling comes running.

Book 2: Chapter 5 Analysis

Mary Ann had an older brother, Isaac, who was the favorite of her father. He taught him his own business and gave him responsibilities for parts of it when the boy was still an...

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