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The Tale of Genji - Study Guide Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Genji returns to the city and to the confidence of the Suzaku emperor, whose health has improved dramatically after bringing Genji back into his good graces. The Suzaku emperor decides to abdicate in favor of the crown prince, Genji's son.

With the accession of the new Reizei emperor, Genji's fortunes take a sudden turn for the better. He is named as a minister for the Reizei emperor but he defers the post to his father-in-law. To no Chujo keeps his post as councilor and Genji's son Yugiri becomes a page for the Reizei emperor and the crown prince, one of the Suzaku emperor's sons.

Meanwhile, the Akashi lady gives birth to a daughter and it seems that a seer's words to Genji are coming true. A previously unmentioned fortuneteller told Genji that he would have three children, one would be emperor, another empress, and the third would...

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