Mothering Sunday - Sections 1-13 Summary & Analysis

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Section 1 gives background information on the Sheringhams before two of their sons were killed in World War I and they owned a thoroughbred horse named Fandango. The mother and father owned the “head and body” (3), and Paul, Dick, and Freddy each owned a leg, leaving the question of who owned the fourth leg. The horse was sold in 1915. Paul put his hand on Jane’s leg, offered her a drink from a flask, and squeezed her behind. In Section 2, Jane watched Paul from the bed, both nude, as he walked across the room. It was an unseasonably warm March day in 1924, on Mothering Sunday. They were both in their early twenties and had been engaging in a sexual relationship for nearly seven years, but this was the first time they had sex in his bed at Upleigh. He sat on the edge of...

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