Paradise of the Blind - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Back on the train in Russia, her traveling companion awakens Hang. He offers her a jacket but she uses Madame Vera's shawl to warm herself. She looks out of the window at the foggy landscape and remembers an English artist whose paintings became more foggy and blurred the further he traveled away from his homeland. The artist had explained to her that he hadn't seen fog in twelve years since leaving England, but felt as if he lived in a fog every day. She compares the fog in the artist's paintings to her own experiences of landscapes that have haunted her, particularly that of the small villages that dot.

She remembers following her mother to a village outside of Hanoi. An old woman washes rice in a large pond. A corner of the pond is filled with Japanese duckweed and purple flowers bloom around it. The old...

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