The Professor's House Themes

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Loss

Loss is one of the major themes found in The Professor's House. Godfrey St. Peter is at a moment of profound change in his life, a moment which involves coming to terms with the things and people he has lost in his life, namely Tom Outland. St. Peter's loss, however, is not merely confined to Tom Outland's death. Both of his daughters are now grown and married, his life's work, the eight-volume Spanish Adventurers in North America is complete, and he is faced with losing the house where he had lived for over twenty years and the garden that he had often found to be comforting. While it may seem that St. Peter's attachment to his house, and especially to his study, is unreasonable and foolish, especially since his new house is much nicer, his old house and his study serve as a connection to the past for...

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