Some Structural Repetitions in A Simple Story



The One Who Whom Dorriforth Hates/Represses

1.    His sister

2. Rushbrook

     3. Miss Milner

4. Matilda

5. Rushbrook


The One with whom Sandford Clashes

1.    Miss Milner

2.  Rushbrook


The One Who Falls

1.    Rushbrook (literally)

2. Milner (morally)

3. Matilda (literally)


The One Who Fails

1. Dorriforth’s sister (as sister)

2. Dorriforth (as husband and father)

3. Milner (as wife and Mother)

4. Rushbrook (as lover)