The Rainbow - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Ursula sinks into a spiritual depression as she tries to figure out how to reconcile Christ's teachings with everyday life. During her adolescent awkwardness, she meets Anton, the son of the Skrebensky's, who is on leave from the army's engineering corps. Ursula falls in love with him because he is independent and knows his own mind. One day the two go to a carnival together and have an exciting time. They stop by a church on the way home. Ursula and Skrebensky have a conversation about relationships. Later that evening, they kiss for the first time. Their relationship continues during his many visits to her home. His leave ends and he goes away unsatisfied with their physical relationship.

He returns for Fred Brangwen's wedding, in which Ursula is a bridesmaid. After the wedding, they walk together along the canal where Ursula goes to look inside a barge...

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