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Corelli's Mandolin - Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 is called "Pelagia and Mandras". The two young people, now in love with one another, go about their daily routines while holding an internal conversation with themselves. Pelagia worries that Mandras has not yet come to see her and frets about the fact that her father has told Mandras she will have no dowry. Mandras sets about preparing his nets for his day of fishing and resolves to ask Pelagia to marry him, but also to volunteer to serve in the Greek army. They will wait until he comes back from fighting to marry.

Chapter 12 is entitled "All The Saint's Miracles." The body of St. Gerasimos, the patron saint of Cephallonia, is preserved and cared for in the village. Twice a year the village holds large feasts in his honor during which his body is taken out and passed over several inmates of the insane asylum in hopes that...

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