A Room with a View - Part 2, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 10 Summary

Cecil as a Humorist--The chapter begins with a lengthy description of the Honeychurch family history. Mr. Honeychurch was the first person to build on the street where Windy Corner is situated. Other higher-class buyers built there and became friends with the Honeychurch family, thinking they were high class. They remained friends, once they discovered how much fun Mrs. Honeychurch was. This relationship with the upper classes caused Lucy to grow up with a certain set of traditional, conservative principles; but she came back from Italy with those principles revised. "...Italy was offering her the most priceless of all possessions - her own soul."

Narration then recounts how Lucy attempts to talk with Mr. Beebe and Mrs. Honeychurch about the imminent arrival of the Miss Alans. While playing a raucous game with Freddy and Mr. Beebe's niece, Minnie, Mr. Beebe confirms...

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