Staying On - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Staying On.
This section contains 646 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Staying On Study Guide

Chapter 5 Summary

This chapter opens with a discussion between Ibrahim and Joseph while they are eating a supper prepared by Minnie. Minnie works at the Smith's Hotel and is also Ibrahim's lady. She listens in while Ibrahim educates Joseph on the people he is now working for and their peculiarities. Ibrahim indicates that both Lucy and Tusker are fine English people who have been in India for over 40 years, but that they can also both have days where they were a bit cracked or as Ibrahim puts it "they did not know what time of day it was." He indicates that this is due mostly to their age.

Ibrahim also talks about his family, especially his brother-in-law who moved to London. Ibrahim escorted his sister there to rejoin her husband after he had made enough money for a good business and home, which Ibrahim got...

(read more from the Chapter 5 Summary)

This section contains 646 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Staying On Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Staying On from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook