Posted by Constanza on April 28, 1998 at 11:02:13:
In response to hmmm... this is a difficult one., written by Kate on April 27, 1998 at 17:22:45
] ... and then there is Flora noticing that Mr Mybug is actually Mr Meyerburg. This and the fact that he lied in Charlotte Street (what is the significance of this?) were "not calcuated to raise her spirits".
Perhaps she was referring to the fact that an intellectual Mr. Mybug was quite unusual, but a highbrow Jew (or a highbrow with a German-sounding surname) was more commonplace or Bloomsbury-like, and given Flora's opinion of that set, it is no wonder that she was somewhat downcast. Does it make sense?
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