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Lucy and Bartlett

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ENGLISH COURSEWORK This passage from the poem A room with a view depicts a mysterious relationship between the two women. In this passage the different mannerism of people and the social conventions are brought towards the front. In this passage E.m Forster introduces the character with a bang as Miss Bartlett said ' The "signiora has no business to do it, no business at all". E.M Forster on the first line of the passage showed the frustration of the character and hence stating that she is an unhappy mood. Miss Bartlett is unhappy with the rooms as she got north rooms instead of south rooms and it is a long way apart from Lucy. On the first line itself the relationship between Lucy and Miss Bartlett is being established. ...read more.


TO back up my point Mrs. Bartlett goes on to say " this meat has surely been used for soup" According to the standard convention `Miss Bartlett would be happy with what she gets and trying to adjust with the situation she starts getting indulged into the subject and gets disturbed. They both got paranoid over very small problems. For this point EM Forster gives a clear point which is when something doesn't meet to our expectation or the holiday which we were looking forward didn't turn out the way we wanted we would be disturbed over the incident. Lucy and Mrs Bartlett were on a holiday to experience the authentic Italian cuisine and to soak up their culture but what they were left was the same old London experience which they took as a shock. ...read more.


After the talk EM Forster soon introduces few other characters to. They were introduced in this passage by saying" on of the ill bred people who one does meet abroad" In this part the author did not had to bring any other characters but by bring them it bring a new twist to the whole story. The so called old man in the passage is described briefly and this is the introduction of him' he was an old man of heavy build with a fair shaven face and large eyes". This introduction seems to elaborate for just a neighbor but there is more to it as this passage develops. The old guy interuptted their conversation and said " i have a view, i have a view". Now this is quite commonly found phrase when we got a holiday. It is rubbing salt in the wound. ...read more.

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