Malgudi Days - A Shadow, A Willing Slave Summary & Analysis

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A Shadow, A Willing Slave Summary

A Shadow

Sambu is a young boy of about 12 or 14 years old, who demands to see a movie that stars his father. Since the movie has been made, his father has died. Sambu's mother agrees that he can see the movie one time each day. The son and mother are well-to-do, but miss father. The scene of the movie is very much like in Sambu's home. In the movie, Kumari, the 14-year-old daughter does not want to marry, but instead wants to study. The father asks the girl questions about her school work, and is pleased when she gets them right. Sambu comes home saying he loves the picture, but his mother still refuses to go. Sambu leaves the cinema sad each night. Finally, the last night, the mother goes too, and sits in the woman's section. She sees...

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