Define Forster's attitude toward teh experience of owning property and analyze how Forster conveys that attitude. Consider Forster's word choice, his manipulation of sentences, and his use of Biblical allusions.
For Forster, owning a property, "it makes me feel heavy." Forster explains how a property and owning a lot of things make you feel heavy, " that furniture requires dusting, dusters require servants, servants require insurance stamps, and the whole tangle of them makes you think twice before you accept an invitation to dinner or go for a bathe in the Jordan," the river in which John the Baptist Christianized repentant sinners.
Forster says that, "Property produces a men of weight," and by definition, "cannot move like the lightning from the East unto the West. Forster uses low diction, and I think it's because he wrote this story in 1936, as he says, "I bought a wood" which is a property "with my cheque."
Forster explains how the gospel says "property is sinful; they approach the difficult ground of asceticism here, where I cannot follow them." When Forster says property, "was a man of weight who failed to get into the Kingdom of Heaven." He was talking about the bible as well and how "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" which really give a great detail on what he meant by talking about the man of weight who didn't get in the Kingdom of Heaven.