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The Mill on the Floss - Book 2: Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: Chapter 6 Summary

Philip follows the doctor out, makes certain that Tom is not going to be made lame, and then goes back to reassure him. Tom asks him to come and sit with him while he heals and tell him and Maggie stories. Maggie and Philip become very close. Philip tells her he is very fond of her and will think of her after she goes home. Mr. Tulliver warns them not to become too fond of or too close to Philip because of who his father is, and Tom takes that warning to heart.

Book 2: Chapter 6 Analysis

Philip is much more compassionate toward Tom than Tom is toward Philip, who is concerned that Tom not be lame as the result of his foolhardiness. Philip is willing to treat Philip decently when he has something he wants, echoing the lessons he has learned...

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