Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton
GOODBYE MR. CHIPS CHARACTERS: Mr. CHATTERIS
Mr. Chatteris remained headmaster of Brookfield public school from 1911 to 1918. He was a patient of Diabetes. He was very friendly towards Mr.Chips. He was a hard worker. In 1914, the First World War started. Most of the young teachers at Brookfield were sent to the battlefield. Mr. Chatteris was the headmaster of Brookfield at that time. He was not satisfied with the work of the new teachers who were inexperienced. There was serious problem of discipline. The students were becoming very naughty & disobedient. One evening Mr. Chatteris came to meet Mr.Chips. He requested Mr.Chips to rejoin Brookfield school to maintain discipline & order there. In fact, Mr. Chatteris was very ill. He could not manage the affairs of Brookfield school all alone. Therefore, he asked Mr.Chips to rejoin Brookfield and help him run the school well. Mr.Chips often remembered him in good words.