Explore Robbie's relationship to the Tallis family. How are different aspects of this relationship revealed in these chapters?
Jack Tallis has always paid for Robbie's education and trusted in his intelligence. Robbie was close to Leon and Cecilia as a child, but Cecilia, at least, continued to perceive some difference between them. Briony has always thought Robbie was kind until reading the letter, and now feels that she's experienced the deepest deceit. Emily was never sure that her husband should be paying for Robbie's education at all; Briony's accusation in some ways serves to reinforce prejudices that she already held. Robbie always felt included in...
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