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The Mill on the Floss - Book 5: Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Book 5: Chapter 3 Summary

The visit with Philip has brought a ray of sunshine into Maggie's sad life, but she feels that they shouldn't meet clandestinely. However, Philip persuades her to continue meeting him and letting him bring her books. She still thinks of him in brotherly terms, but he is in love with her.

Book 5: Chapter 3 Analysis

This will be the best time in Maggie's short life. It will be the only time when she will have the love she seeks and needs. She and Philip truly love each other. If they had married at this time, the outcome of the story would be very different. Her brother, who is supposed to love and care for her, stands in the way. Today, she would have told him she was going to live her own life and would have made the only good choice for herself, but in the...

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