It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home.
Discuss the above statement which begins chapter 14. Please consider its relevance not only to chapters 12-14, but also to the chapters that preceded it, and the plot developments that may follow.
Please, as always, be careful of spelling, punctuation, etc. Remember, this is still an academic exchange, and while we want to express ourselves freely, we always do so in standard English! Also, as always, be sure to respond to other comments in this thread as the discussion evolves.