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Unformatted text preview: Arthur's son comes to Kumalo to learn more Zulu. Kumalo sees the brightness of the father shining in the son. As the boy leaves, Kumalo hopes that he will see the valley reborn before he dies because during his lifetime he has seen so much disintegration. Mr. Jarvis is not just giving gifts or charity to the people of the valley. Following his son's advice, he is providing the means for the people to help themselves. He provides them with the agricultural demonstrator so that the people themselves can learn how to preserve the land and turn it into a productive valley again. In these last chapters, there are strong indications of communication and understanding between Mr. Jarvis and Kumalo. As soon as he hears of Mrs. Jarvis' death, Kumalo would like to speak to Jarvis, but custom forbids; he must content himself with writing a letter of condolence. Mr. Jarvis answers, but custom forbids; he must content himself with writing a letter of condolence....
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- Fall '09