Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

But he was not mad, was he? Sir William said he never spoke of "madness"; he called it not having a sense of proportion. (4.119)

Dr Bradshaw’s way of managing his patients is by denying that they’re "mad," and instead considering psychological problems in light of proportion. He is much more of a scientist than a caretaker.

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