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Of Human Bondage Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why does Philip's mother die? Why does Philip go to live with his uncle and aunt? Does Philip have any other options? Why does Philip's uncle look down on Philip's parents? Does Philip's uncle dislike Philip's mother? If so, why?

Discuss Philip's club foot. Why is this such a large part of Philip's life? How does Philip feel about his deformity? Is Philip's club foot a hindrance in his life? How does Philip deal with his club foot? In the end, is Philip's club foot an issue in his life? Does the club foot keep Philip from finding true happiness?

Discuss the loves in Philip's life. Is Philip in love with Emily? Is she really in love with him? Why does this romance end? Why does Philip fall in love with Mildred? Does Mildred ever come to love Philip? How does Mildred feel about Philip? Does Philip...

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