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Part 1, Chapter 1 Sons and Lovers is set in the town of Bestwood, in Derbyshire County, England, in the late 1800s. This is mining country... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 2 Mr. Morel curtails his drinking as the baby's birth grows nearer and he realizes his wife needs his help around the hous... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 3 Mr. Morel's temper and drunkenness continue to rage, and then he falls ill for several weeks. Mrs. Morel nurses him back... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 4 Paul's close bond to his mother begins to reveal itself as "his soul seemed always attentive to her." He is also aligned... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 5 It is now a year after William moved to London; Paul is 14 and has just finished his schooling. Mrs. Morel learns one da... Read More
Part 1, Chapter 6 As Arthur grows up he is strong, lively, but also "careless, impulsive ... like his father." He doesn't like to work, an... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 7 Paul continues to visit Willey Farm and Miriam, a "romantic in her soul," sees Walter Scott heroines everywhere and imag... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 8 Arthur was working in an electrical plant in Minton Pit, but his "wild and restless" nature always gets him into trouble... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 9 Paul is "dissatisfied with himself and with everything," and unable to hurt his mother or deny her his love. Miriam feel... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 10 Paul wins first prize for one of his paintings, and it is sold for 20 guineas. Miss Jordan is interested in Paul and inv... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 11 The spring finds Paul with the same fear of physical contact with Miriam and the continued realization that they belong ... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 12 At this point Paul is starting to earn money through his art, selling textile designs and working on his paintings. Mrs.... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 13 Paul is drinking with his friends at the Punch Bowl when Baxter Dawes enters. His mistress has left him, and he had been... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 14 Dr. Ansell tells Paul that there is a man named Dawes in the fever hospital. Paul visits him and then tells Clara that D... Read More
Part 2, Chapter 15 Clara and Dawes move to Sheffield together and are gone from Paul's life. He goes to live in Nottingham, and his father ... Read More
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