The Moor's Last Sigh - Part 2, Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 11 Summary

In Chapter 11, the narrator examines his life-long, love-hate relationship with his parents, whose marital relations ceased upon his conception.

Abraham deals with in terms of Blade Runner and Star Wars, taking him from the outwardly weak, submissive, work-obsessed fop in his sixties, during Moor's childhood, to the unrepentant, nonagenarian he last viewed, divulging the shady deals that had underpinned his monumental economic success. Along the way, Abraham had kept his promise of protecting Aurora, seeking to steer her towards realism in her art.

Aurora is pictured in her least productive period, torn between the imaginative artistry urged upon her by Miranda and the socially responsible realism advocated by her husband. He retells an incident that led to her brief ostracism by India's artistic elite: the snubbing in 1957 of Prime Minister Nehru at the presentation ceremony of the Esteemed Lotus Award for Excellence in the Arts...

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