Invisible Cities - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Invisible Cities.
This section contains 777 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Invisible Cities Study Guide

Chapter 5 Summary

Khan sits high in his palace visualizing the growth of his empire. He sees the conquered territories spreading further and further into different regions. Khan thinks to himself that the empire has grown too far outward and must grow within itself. He dreams of his lands filled with promise and rich growth. The empire does grow and become vast and heavy with products and cities. Now, Khan worries that the empire will be crushed under its own weight. He begins to dream of cities that are light as feathers and transparent. He tells Polo that he has dreamed of a city bathed in the light of the moon. The city seems to play with the moon on clear nights. Polo tells him that the city he dreamed of is called Lalage. He says that the people built their city as invitation for the moon. Khan says the...

(read more from the Chapter 5 Summary)

This section contains 777 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Invisible Cities Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Invisible Cities from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.