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Nurse’s Coarse Motherly Character Provides a Foil for

Nurse’s Coarse Motherly Character Provides a Foil for Michael’s mother seldom appears in the story, and as Michael’s girlfriend Gesina notes, he rarely mentions her when discussing his past. However, the initiation of Michael’s affair with Hanna evokes in Michael a childhood memory of his mother pampering him with a …

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