Babylon Revisited

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Both “Babylon revisited” and “roman fever” are, to a large extent, about characters unable to escape their pasts. Which character, Charlie Wales or Alida Slade, is more responsible, finally, for the manner in which their past catches up to them?
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Both “Babylon revisited” and “roman fever” are, to a large extent, about characters unable to escape their pasts. Which character, Charlie Wales or Alida Slade, is more responsible, finally, for the manner in which their past catches up to them?
“Babylon revisited”
In Babylon revisited, Charlie has returned back to Paris for a couple of reasons. Charlie found many things have changed as he had changed in character too. He had left for business in Prague after his plans in
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He has changed to drink everyday which leads him to deny Marions cocktail offer. This astonishes Marion but she hopes that Charlie will stick to that character. In this paragraph we see that Charlie has become responsible enough compared to olden days when he used to squander a lot of money.
Charlie is showing much love to her daughter that he is determined give her anything she wishes for that day. He offers to take her to vaudeville and later on to the toy store. Her daughter seems to understand the financial situation they were in and considers only going to the vaudeville. Charlie was strict in the past but now he reached for new tolerance because he has to be the mother and father of her daughter. Charlie indulges her daughter in bonding conversations.
Charlie’s main mission was to reclaim the possession of her daughter who also wanted to stay with her dad too. They met with Lincoln and Marion to discuss over the issue although Marion was hesitant about the idea. Charlie explain to her about he was anxious to have a home and to have her daughter in it. He accepted the fact that three years ago the situation was different from how it is now. Marion blames Charlie for causing him sisters’ death. She claims this was all because of his drinking habits that he onetime locked Helen outside in snow.

Roman fever
Roman fever talks about two American ladies who were friends since
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