Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Study Guide Letters 1 - 9 Summary & Analysis

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In Letter 1, Usbek writes to Rustan. Usbek tries to explain to Rustan his desire to learn about other places. Usbek requests Rustan tell him what people are saying about him and his travels. Letter 2 is written from Usbek to the chief black eunuch whom Usbek has left in charge of his home in Ispahan, Persia. Usbek states that he has no fear that harm or danger will come to his home or wives as long as this trusted eunuch is in charge. He encourages the eunuch to keep his wives happy and let them do what will bring them pleasure as long as these activities are moral and accepted.

In Letter 3, Zachi, one of Usbek's wives, writes to him. She tells him the head black eunuch took them to the country as a form of amusement. Zachi could no longer stand being in the house...

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