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The Mill on the Floss
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exposition
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Mr. Tulliver had listened to this exposition of Maggie’s with petrifying wonder.
  • …thrown out a hint to Mr. Deane and Mr. Glegg that she wouldn’t mind going to speak to Wakem herself, they had said, "No, no, no," and "Pooh, pooh," and "Let Wakem alone," in the tone of men who were not likely to give a candid attention to a more definite exposition of her project; still less dared she mention the plan to Tom and Maggie, for "the children were always so against everything their mother said"; and Tom, she observed, was almost as much set against Wakem as his father was.

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  • It was displayed at the famous exposition in Paris in 1900.
  • we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background

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