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Unformatted text preview: What most influences Jarvis about his son Arthur is the knowledge that Arthur had been threatened 6n several occasions, but had answered the threats by saying he had to speak the truth under any circumstance. Jarvis also hears his son spoken of as a missionary, realizes that he never really knew his son, and wonders how many of these values were instilled in his son during his youth. The things a man possesses often tell a great deal about that man. An examination of the possessions of Arthur Jarvis reveals his books are directed toward one facet of life. One entire bookshelf is devoted to books about Lincoln and the emancipation of blacks in America. Other books are about South Africa and its racial and social problems. In addition to Shakespeare's plays are books about religion, justice, and crime. From these books, we can assume that Arthur Jarvis was books about religion, justice, and crime....
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- Fall '09