"Howard's End" by E.M. Forster Analytical Essay by Peerless

"Howard's End" by E.M. Forster
An analysis of E.M Forster's "Howard's End" and a study of its central themes.
# 6657 | 1,400 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 08, 2003 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis)


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In this analysis of "Howard's End" by E.M Forster, the writer of the paper shows how Forster effectively uses this novel to reflect upon and analyze the social and economic attitudes in England during the first part of the twentieth century. The significance of money as a central theme and the characters are also examined.

From the Paper:

"E.M. Forster’s novel “Howard’s End” challenges the social class system of the times, causing many critics to take note of his political opinions. Money, its use, its power, and the pursuit of it come to be the central focus of the novel. For the three representative families – Bast, Wilcox and Schlegel, money is at the root of their troubles. Their absolvement and peace only comes after they realize their faults – when Leonard realizes that money cannot buy him what he truly desires, which is to trust others; when Margaret finally understands that family is more important than any concert or book; when Henry finally sees how selfish it is of him to close his heart off to what he truly feels. Forster uses these individuals to explore his own ideas of the great change in the society in which he is surrounded."

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