The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Blix by Frank Norris:|
writing again to Papum for me to come on and stay with her three,
or four years. She hasn't a chick nor a child, and she don't
entertain or go out any, so maybe she feels lonesome. Of course
if I studied there, Papum wouldn't think of Aunt Kihm--don't you
know--paying for it all. I wouldn't go if it was that way. But I
could stay with her and she could make a home for me while I was
there--if I should study--anything--study medicine."
"But why!" he exclaimed. "What do you want to study to be a
doctor for? It isn't as though you had to support yourself."