The Underground Man - From His Grace's Journal to a Housemaid's Account Summary & Analysis

Mick Jackson
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From His Grace's Journal to a Housemaid's Account Summary

Between January 6 and 11, the Duke travels to Edinburgh to visit the expert on phrenology recommended by Reverend Mellor. The Duke had wants to travel alone to prove his own independence, but Mrs. Pledger, fearing that the Duke could not manage on his own, insists that Clement accompany him. The Duke agrees to let Clement come along but insists that Clement travel in a separate carriage and keep his distance so that the Duke can at least appear to be independent.

After boarding the train, Clement posts a sign that reads "Specially Reserved" on the door of the Duke's carriage in order to discourage outsiders from disturbing the Duke. However, after a few stops, the Duke becomes so bored that he removes the sign. He is soon joined by a young mother with her...

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