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In A Passage to India, was Adela Quested right in her accusation of Dr. Aziz?

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Given Adela's actions during the trial, she was not right in her accusation of Dr. Aziz.

The reality is that once she changes her testimony and recants, Adela stops the machinery that she herself started.  In this regard, it becomes clear that she was not right to accuse Aziz.  Once she changed her mind, everything becomes the proverbial "muddle" that is so much a part of the novel.

However, when we have to debate issues of "right" and "wrong," it presumes a level of certainty.  The fact of the matter is that...

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