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A Room with a View Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 8 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 8 Summary

The second part of the novel takes place in England.

Medieval -- In the drawing room of Lucy's home in England (Windy Corner), Lucy's mother, Mrs. Honeychurch, busies herself with a chatty letter to Mrs. Vyse (last referred to in Part 1 Chapter 5) and Lucy's brother, Freddy, busies himself by pretending to examine a dinosaur bone. In reality, they're both much more interested in what's going on outside. Cecil is once again proposing to Lucy. Conversation reveals that this is his third try. He proposed once in Rome and once on a trip to the Alps. On both previous occasions he was gracefully rejected, but he and Lucy continue as friends.

Freddy, both aloud and in his thoughts, reflects on the various ways Cecil makes him uncomfortable. Mrs. Honeychurch tells him repeatedly to behave. They're on the verge of gossiping about Cecil's mother when Cecil himself...

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