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Heat and Dust Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 9 Section 28 Summary

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Part 9 Section 28 Summary

The date is August 15th. Chid, who cannot be the father, has returned: he has changed his orange robe for khaki pants and become a Christian. He is also ill. Inder Lal, who had been visiting the narrator's bed at night, is initially shy in Chid's presence (as well as disappointed by the disappearance of his Hindu ascetic words). The narrator is now certain that she is pregnant but does not discuss it with Inder Lal, whose company she increasingly enjoys when the two are alone (ignoring Chid, who is either asleep or groaning).

Part 9 Section 28 Analysis

The narrator is pregnant. She does not tell Inder Lal, the father, because she does not want to spoil things between them (his mother and wife Ritu are still on their pilgrimage: how Chid was separated from the two is not stated).

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