What is the main idea of Chapter 8 in Nabokov's memoir Speak, Memory?

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In Chapter 8, after taking us on tours and train trips with his parents if pre-World War I years, Nabokov takes a tour through the collection of tutors  and governesses that his father and mother provided for his education and training. Through this means, we see what style of education Nabokov had and what kind of education. With this information, we might apply this knowledge backward to his work and infer what motivated him.

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