Out of Africa - Study Guide Chapters 10 - 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 10 - 17 Summary

Chapters 10 – 17 Analysis

This particular section of the novel introduces the various people who played, in their particular ways, an important role in Blixen's life. That her husband receives barely a mention in the book is indicative of their strained relationship. Partly due to his infidelities, the two separated in 1921 and the divorce was finalized four years later. Of them all, Denys Finch-Hatton plays the most significant role in Blixen's life and it is inferred, though never stated, that he is Blixen's lover. Whether their relationship was platonic or not, is not entirely evident. She speaks a great deal of the things they did together, and how, it would seem, luck and fate were always on their side when they did things together; how they had great luck with lions, for instance.

The farmhouse itself served as something of a haven, or an island, from the...

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