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negates his own emotions in this section becomes excruciatingly painful when we learn —through the comments of Reginald Cardinal and Lord Darlington—that Stevens is  suffering. Ironically, the moments when Stevens feels he is being "unprofessional" are  those when he seems most human, and when we can best relate to him. Passage 2: when Stevens describes the three examples of a dignified butler Shows how his mind is set on serving others. Tiger scenario For Stevens and his father to feel dignified, they must, like that butler in India, succeed  in acting unruffled even in the hardest of circumstances. The general driving the drunken guests
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involve the butler's negation of his own feelings in order to promote the harmony of his  employer's household. This ideology is an extension of the customs in English culture at that time: servants  were commonly thought of as inferior not just as workers, but as people. As inferior 
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