Forgot your password?  

Rain Chapter Summary & Analysis - Lines 48 - 179 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Rain.
This section contains 272 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Rain Study Guide

Lines 48 - 179 Summary

In the morning Dr. Macphail goes on deck and sees the island in the distance. He stands by the ship's railing and speaks to Mrs. Davidson. She tells him that the approaching island of Tutuila is, in her opinion, full of notoriously immoral natives, and she thanks God that she has not been called to serve as a missionary there. Dr. Macphail recalls how earlier on the voyage Mrs. Davidson had spent an evening regaling Mrs. Macphail with tales of the putatively immoral marital practices of natives untamed by Christianity. Mrs. Davidson informs Dr. Macphail that her husband has caused all dancing to be eliminated from their missionary district. Mrs. Macphail then joins her husband on deck and they enter the harbor. Mrs. Davidson continues to complain about the natives, noting their traditional dress which she considers immoral, and stating that Davidson has practically eliminated...

(read more from the Lines 48 - 179 Summary)

This section contains 272 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Rain Study Guide
Copyrights
Rain from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook