Swimming Lessons - Exercises Summary & Analysis

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The Bulsaras go to Bhagwan Baba to let the holy man decide whether Jehangir's girlfriend, Behroze, is suitable for him. At 19, Jehangir has lost his piety but goes out of a sense of duty for his parents' years of scrimping. Still, boarding the train, he feels nauseous, wondering how Behroze will interpret this act of betrayal.

Behroze is the first girl with whom Jehangir goes out. In college, Jehangir finds his lack of sophistication makes competing with the graduates of coeducational schools impossible. He observes their ways in order to imitate them. Behroze starts talking with Jehangir one day waiting for choir practice. As they talk, Jehangir loses his fear of blushing, stumbling, and being overheard. He visits Behroze's house, meets her parents, and borrows books. By college, Jehangir gets over his high school habit of walking in the Hanging Gardens and watching...

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