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Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary and Analysis

Vera makes her debut in London as a provincial debutante in 1912. She attends a variety of dances and does the things that most debutantes do. She still wants to attend college but her father refuses. Vera wants more in life than what she has but she does not view marriage as a way to freedom. She is bored in Buxton during the two years before the war and does not like the provincialism. To her, the provincial views are petty.

Vera continusd her writing, producing several novels, none of which are best sellers. Her brother Edward is musically inclined. A visit by a respected lawyer, a family friend, changes Vera's father's view on the education of women and Vera begins the education she so desperately wants. Her father agrees to send her to Oxford for one year and she departs for the Summer Meeting. She...

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