Summary and Analysis Book IX: Chapter III - Dissolution of Friendships


Friendships break up when one partner does not remain what he was initially or when both parties discover that the basis of their friendship is not what they had assumed it to be. Former friends are always entitled to more consideration than people who have never been one's friends, provided that the relationship did not end because of wickedness on the part of the former friend.

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According to Aristotle, three conditions must be fulfilled for friendship to exist between two people. One of those conditions is


I never met my grandma, who my mom says lives in a hovel and wants her to move in with us. Then I saw that word in Frankenstein. What's a hovel? I thought it was like a place that had room service.

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