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Unformatted text preview: 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, explaining that Mrs. Jarvis had been ill for some time. He writes this explanation so that Kumalo will not think that Arthur's murder caused Mrs. Jarvis to die, thus indicating that Mr. Jarvis has developed a deeper sympathy and compassion for the feeling of the blacks. At the same time, Jarvis promises Kumalo a new church. One of the natives responds by scouring the countryside in order to find the best white lilies for a wreath for Mrs. Jarvis. In Chapter 35, we begin to see that in the reconstruction of the land, the demonstrator must work...
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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.
- Fall '09
- Cry, the Beloved Country