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Kafka on the Shore Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 43-46 Summary

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Chapters 43-46 Summary

In Chapter 43, Kafka continues to wander through the woods. He feels connected to the rhythms of nature and is unafraid of being lost. On the other hand, he despairs that his mother despised him so that she abandoned him. He is also confused by his feelings for Ms. Saeki. He doubts the possibility of feeling love for anyone. The two Japanese Imperial soldiers who disappeared in the forest during the War approach him. They say they have been waiting for him a long time and invite him to come with them through the "entrance." He immediately agrees.

In Chapter 44, Nakata and Hoshino burn Ms. Saeki's memoir. After they finish, Nakata is very tired; so, Hoshino calls a cab to take them home. In the cab, he tells Nakata how much the past ten days have meant, how Nakata has made him a better person. Nakata...

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