Never Let Me Go. Notes Prompts and Supporting Material for pages 113-153. Part Two of the novel marks a new ‘in-between’ stage in the students lives. Consider the way Keffers interacts and responds to the students at the Cottages. Is it discomfort or disgust that he feels towards them?
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Notes Prompts and Supporting Material for pages 113-153
Part Two of the novel marks a new ‘in-between’ stage in the students lives.
Consider the way Keffers interacts and responds to the students at the Cottages. Is it discomfort or disgust that he feels towards them?
‘…no one would stop us if we wandered off, provided we were back by the day and the time we entered into Keffer’sledgerbook.’ (p116)Are the students truly free? Are they comfortable exploring the outside world?
Where are the Cottages set? Do we know? What impression do we get of the setting?
Kathy describes how people tend to mimic‘appropriate’ and ‘normal’ behaviour that they see on the television. Why might they do this?
What part does physical intimacy and sex play in this section? Why is it important?SEX AND INTIMACY
It isn’t until the students are away from Hailsham and ‘settled’ into the Cottages that Kathy starts to stand up to Ruth. What does this change signify?
Who are The Veterans? What role do they play? (this means why is it important that they are part of this section – what do they allow us to understand about the main characters, and what theme do they contribute to?)THE VETERANS
What sort of relationship exists between Ruth and Kathy, throughout the novel but particularly in this section?Find quotes that sum up their relationship