Pachinko - Book I, Chapters 11 - 14 Summary & Analysis

Min Jin Lee
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In Chapter 11, Yangjin and Sunja prepare her things for her move to Osaka. Yangjin does not know if she will ever “see her daughter again” after Sunja moves to Japan (94). Yangjin finds a gift that Hansu gave Sunja, and Sunja admits that the father of her child lives in Japan. Yangjin makes her daughter promise she will not visit this man in Osaka. Sunja packs the gold watch, intending to sell it in Osaka if she ever needed money.

In Chapter 12, Isak Baek’s brother, Yoseb, waits for his brother and his brother’s wife in the Osaka train station. Yoseb’s manner and way of dress made Japanese people think he was Japanese, but his speech gave the fact that he “belonged to a cunning and wily tribe” away (97). The two brothers had not seen each other since Isak was...

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