An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 1, Chapters 21-25 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapters 21-25 Summary

The year is 1890 and Gandhi is now in his last year in England at the age of twenty. He and a friend go to a vegetarian conference in Portsmouth, and they find that the city, a seaport, is full of loose, flirtatious women. They are playing bridge one evening with the landlady of the house they are staying at when the conversation becomes a little indecent. Gandhi joins in the conversation, but when his friend makes a comment, Gandhi flees the room and the next day leaves Portsmouth. He has not broken his mothers vow and attributes his strength to resist temptation to God saving him. Around this time a woman called Ms. Manning, from the National Indian Association, introduces him to Narayan Hemchandra, an Indian author who speaks no English. Since the two live in the same area...

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