Study the opening paragraph of "The Model Millionaire." Which phrase do you think describes Hughie Erskine best? Why do you think so?

The phrase in the opening paragraph that describes Hughie Erskine best is "he had every accomplishment except that of making money." The phrase sums up both Hughie's personality and his predicament.

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I believe the phrase that best describes Hughie Erskine in the first paragraph of "The Model Millionaire" is

he had every accomplishment except that of making money.

This best describes Hughie because it sums up both his predicament and his personality. We learn that he is handsome and well-liked by both men and women. He is pleasant, as he had never said an "ill-natured" thing, and not terribly intelligent. We see he has...

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