As soon as Kumalo is in the outside world

As soon as Kumalo is in the outside world - ,.Whereasin ,...

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As soon as Kumalo is in the outside world, there is a significant change in his actions. Whereas in  his own community he would never think of deceiving anyone, on the train he tries to give the  impression that he has traveled often to various parts of the country. But after implying this, he feels  the need to turn to his Bible for consolation. In this act, we see that as Kumalo ventures into a new  and strange world, he takes strength from his Bible, which represents for him the old world of true  values. In a larger view of the novel, this chapter then is the beginning of a journey that will carry Kumalo  through all types of new and different experiences. As old as he is, we will watch him develop new  insights into the nature of life and society. One of the dominant motifs throughout the novel is that of the fears each character feels in various 
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course ENG 3550 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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