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The Good Soldier

Ford Madox Ford

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What phrase does Dowell use to describe his tale?

Who first tries to warn Dowell of Florence's true nature?

What is Dowell's first impression of the Ashburnhams?

Why does Leonora take control of Edward's land and money?

With whom does Florence have her first affair?

With whom does Dowell ultimately fall in love after the death of his wife?

When does Florence touch Edward's arm, upsetting Leonora?

How does Edward first meet Leonora?

With which woman does Edward first commit an unfaithful act?

What religion is Leonora?

How does Edward commit suicide?

After Edward's death, what is the only word that Nancy is able to say?

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