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Ready Reference Treatise: The Remains of the Day

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The story of the novel is presented form the first person point of view. Stevens, a butler, is the narrator of the story and the narration has been presented in the form of a diary.

The story revolves around Steven’s professional and personal relationship with Miss Kenton, his former colleague and the housekeeper.

The story is set in the years leading up to the Second World War. Historical context is one of the key features of the novel.

Ready Reference Treatise: The Remains of the Day
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis

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