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Kokoro Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part I, My Parents and I (through 80) Summary

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Part I, My Parents and I (through 80) Summary

Soseki receives a letter informing him of his father's failing health. Soseki calls upon Sensei to lend him the money for train fare. Soseki and his parents are initially happy together. Soseki finds his father not too ill, but realizes he does not feel the spiritual connection with him that he does with Sensei. Soseki soon bores of home. When his father receives a promising prognosis, Soseki decides to return to Tokyo. Soseki visits Sensei to repay his loan. Sensei tells a story of a friend who died suddenly in his sleep. Soseki says that although his father will not be cured, there is nothing immediate to worry about. Sensei admits his friend lived a poor life but then mentions frail humans not knowing how or when we will die, and the contrast between people...

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