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The Tale of Genji - Study Guide Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Genji happens to meet Utsusemi and the two trade messages back and forth. Despite Genji's hopes that he will be able to interest and excite her, she remains aloof and reserved. In fact, her husband is dying and she would rather spend time with him during his last days on earth. When her husband finally dies, she decides to become a nun.

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