Howards End by M. DO NOT USE - Forster
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"Only Connect," Forster's key aphorism, informs this novel about an English country house, Howards End, and its influence on the lives of the wealthy and materialistic Wilcoxes; the cultured, idealistic Schlegel sisters; and the poor bank clerk Leonard Bast. Bringing together people from different classes and nations by way of sympathetic insight and understanding, Howards End eloquently addresses the question "Who shall inherit England?" (Lionel Trilling).
 

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Edward Morgan Forster (E. M. Forster) was an English novelist, short-story writer and essayist. Born in 1879, Forster is known for his examination of how class difference and hypocrisy in British society during the beginning of the twentieth century influenced personal connections. These themes are best represented in his novels A Room with a View, A Passage to India, and Howard’s End. Forster died of a stroke in 1970 at the age of 91.
 
Published March 3, 1992 by Signet. 360 pages
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(The others were Au Revoir Les Enfants, Down By Law, Kwaidan, and Picnic at Hanging Rock.) It can’t be considered too great of a surprise that Howards End took the top spot — one viewing, and it becomes clear why the film is beloved.

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Examiner

Margaret eventually mends the relationship by befriending Ruth Wilcox, the matriarch of the Wilcox family, who informally bequeaths Howards End to Margaret.

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Entertainment Weekly

When Henry, in an early scene, casually mentions to the Schlegels that the insurance company Leonard works for is about to fail, Leonard ends up quitting his job.

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Helen Schlegel (Helena Bonham Carter) is visiting with the Wilcoxes, a family that she and her sister, Margaret (Emma Thompson), met the previous spring, at Howards End, the Wilcoxes' romantic old pile of an English country home.

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Pajiba

The poignant conclusion to the film, the inheritance of the house called Howards End by the son of the middle class and aristocracy from the wealthy capitalist, is meant to be a sort of healing, but from the perspective of the unseen lower classes it is merely the latest of the endless history of...

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Rolling Stone

Henry's reluctant efforts to help Bast leave the clerk jobless and nearly homeless, while revelations of adultery and out-of-wedlock pregnancy prompt Henry's older son, Charles (James Wilby), to take precipitous action that results in tragedy.

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