The Siege of Krishnapur - Part 1 Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 9 Summary

Fleury visits the Sunday School, hoping to spending time with Louise. He gets into an argument with the Padre and, in his excitement, almost drops the infant he is holding. The children each receive a much-coveted piece of candy. The Padre asks them to give the treats away to the sullen native Christians at the gates, who promptly throw the candy away. Fleury and Louise walk with Fanny, and he lectures Louise excitedly about the need to bring a "civilization of the heart" to India, which would do more than bring material changes to the culture (p. 125). Meanwhile, a pariah dog is attracted to Fleury and tries to make advances on the young man's ankles. Louise decides she will write to Miss Hughes and ask her to come into the compound. Later in the evening Lucy arrives at the Residency.

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