Unformatted text preview: David reminisces about his school days. He remembers being in love with Miss Shepherd, "a little girl . . . with a round face and curly flaxen hair," and how "all was over" when she made a face and laughed at him one day. He also remembers the boys at Doctor Strong's school and how the Doctor "waylaid the smaller boys to punch their unprotected heads." In time, David becomes the head-boy at the school, and he feels that the boy he was when he first came to the school is no longer part of him. "That boy is gone"; also gone is the little girl he "saw on that first day at Mr. Wickfield's . . . In her stead, the perfect likeness of [her mother's] picture — a child-likeness no more — moves about the house, and Agnes . . . is quite a woman." Again David is in love, this time with Miss Larkins, a woman of about thirty. Although she has many Again David is in love, this time with Miss Larkins, a woman of about thirty....
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- Fall '11
- Miss Larkins, Mr. Chestle. David, curly flaxen hair, little girl, truly believable character