The Kagero Diary: A Woman's Autobiographical Text from Tenth-century... Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Edward Seidensticker
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Book One: Pages 55 through 94

• MM was courted by Fujiwara, who sent her poetry and discussed his intentions with her father.

• MM's concerns about Fujiwara were dismissed, and he pressured her for months.

• MM resented Fujiwara's intrusion and reflected upon how the sight of him now caused her to lapse in tears.

• After nine months of courtship, Fujiwara married MM while her father was away.

• MM gave birth to their son and discovered that her unwanted husband was having an affair.

• MM tried to contact Tokihime, Fujiwara's first wife and the woman with whom he was staying.

• Relations between MM and Fujiwara deteriorated.

• Fujiwara brazenly flaunted his affair, much to MM's despair.

• They were the main gossip of the town, and Fujiwara took advantage of MM's depression.

• Fujiwara began to stay with MM again, causing her to believe she had her husband back.

• Fujiwara's absences and neglect began to...

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