The Question and Answer section for Dombey and Son is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What do you mean by "centered"?
In the course of these remarks, delivered with great majesty and grandeur, Mr Dombey had truly revealed the secret feelings of his breast. An indescribable distrust of anybody stepping in between himself and his son.
M. Dombey can deliver remarks with both elegance and eloquence. However, these outward qualities cannot hide what he worries about which is that someone will come between him and his sons and thus disrupt their relationships.
B- The baby is bundled up in front of the fire like a muffin.
"Son lay tucked up warm in a little basket bedstead, carefully disposed on a low settee immediately in front of the fire and close to it, as if his constitution were analogous to...