Life of Pi

Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Section I: Chapters 1-3

Summary Lady Chatterleys Lover begins with the marriage of Clifford Chatterley, a young baronet, to Constance Reid. Clifford is the heir to an estate, Wragby, in the English midlands; Constance–or Connie, as she is usually called in this novel–is the cultured, intellectual daughter of a Scottish painter, Sir Malcolm. The marriage takes place during the …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Section II: Chapters 4-6

Summary Connies attachment to Clifford survives her affair with Michaelis, although she realizes more clearly than ever that Clifford does not satisfy her. His success as a writer, however, brings many young intellectuals to Wragby. Among them are Tommy Dukes, Charles May, and Hammond, whose chief pastime is the discussion of love and the relationships …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Section III: Chapters 7-9

Summary Some of Cliffords friends, including Tommy Dukes, are at Wragby, and they have a discussion about the relationship between the body and the future of civilization. Clifford looks forwards to civilizations utter elimination of the physical, to the extent of birthing babies from bottles. Tommy Dukes, always theoretically correct despite his personal sexual frigidity, …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Section V: Chapters 11 & 12

Summary While sorting through a storage room with Mrs. Bolton, Connie finds the Chatterleys family cradle, and tells Mrs. Bolton that she is thinking of having a child. Mrs. Bolton is surprised, as Clifford Chatterley is impotent because of his paralysis. Still, she spreads the rumor throughout the village. Even Squire Winter hears the rumor. …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Section VI: Chapters 13 & 14

Summary One Sunday morning, Clifford and Connie go into the woods, which are beautiful in early summer. They discuss the plight of the coal-miners, with Connie complaining about the hideousness and hopelessness of the miners lives, and Clifford taking the position that he, as a capitalist, is doing his responsibility to provide work for the …

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