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What opinion have you formed of Basil in "The Singing Lesson"?

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Basil comes across as quite a cruel, unfeeling man. The callous way he breaks off his engagement to Miss Meadows only to renew it later on as if nothing had happened is something that most of us would find unacceptable. It seems that Basil doesn't really love Miss Meadows at all and sees his engagement with her as nothing more than a...

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