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Corelli's Mandolin - Study Guide CHapters 41-45 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 41 is called "Snails." Faced with a food shortage on the island, Dr. Iannis proposes that the villagers collect snails from the forest to eat. He, Pelagia, Corelli are led by the young girl Lemoni to where she knows there are many snails. Corelli and Pelagia become separated from the others and share their first romantic kiss.

Chapter 42 is called "How like a Woman is a Mandolin." It is a reverie in the voice of Captain Corelli in which he imagines Pelagia in various romantic situations and ponders her beauty.

Chapter 43 is called "The Great Big Spiky Rustball," which refers to an unexploded mine from World War I that washes ashore near the village. It is discovered by Lemoni, who climbs all over the potentially explosive device and then mentions it to Corelli. Alarmed, Corelli rushes to the mine and directs his solders to bring...

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