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Reef - Part IV Strandline Summary & Analysis

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Part IV Strandline Summary

Mister Salgado and Triton settled in a London apartment. During their first few months there, Mister Salgado was busy with his new job, and Triton stayed indoors most of the time because of the constant rain. In the spring, they went to Wales, where a pebble beach near their cottage showed them a marine life different from the one they had left behind in Sri Lanka. Triton asked Mister Salgado if the sea by Wales faced the same problems as the one back home. Mister Salgado said that it might be, and made a sad prediction: "Now as the coral disappears, there will be nothing but sea and we will all return to it" (pg. 182).

The uprisings in Sri Lanka began that April, in 1971. Thousands were , and there were reports of beheadings. The brutality got worse in the decades to come, and very...

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