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Heat and Dust Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 9 Section 27 Summary

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Part 9 Section 27 Summary

The date is July 31st. Maji has informed the narrator that she is pregnant. She also reveals that she had been a midwife and knew the safe ways of inducing abortion, should that be the narrator's choice. The narrator skips through puddles back to her room: the heat has passed and monsoon season has begun.

Part 9 Section 27 Analysis

The narrator had previously been surprised to learn that the old beggar woman, who had died in Maji's arms, had a name and a history. Now she is surprised to learn Maji's story. She doesn't quite believe she is pregnant—Chid at least cannot be the father since he left at the beginning of May.

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