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The Tale of Genji - Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Genji wants to put Tamakazura's affairs in order so that he tell To no Chujo about his daughter and Genji can finally give her to his friend. However, Genji is torn because he also wants to keep Tamakazura in his house where he may be able to get her into bed. Murasaki's fears about Genji and Tamakazura seem to be well founded and Genji will, once again, become a subject of rumors.

In the Twelfth Month there is a royal outing to Oharano and all the ministers, councilors and the rest of the court turn out for the occasion. Adding to the spectacle, carriages and people line the streets to view the procession. In one of these carriages, Genji and Tamakazura sit together and witness the finery of the royal progress.

Once the procession passes, Genji asks Tamakazura if she would like to go to court, but...

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