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The Tale of Genji - Study Guide Chapter 30 Summary & Analysis

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Tamakazura is unhappy because she does not know either Genji or To no Chujo well enough to trust them, but she knows that they are holding her future in their hands. She worries about her fate as the two men put her affairs in order. Since To no Chujo allows Genji to act as Tamakazura's father, the girl is being cared for by a man who is also attempting to seduce her. To no Chujo is experienced enough to know that Genji is not a man to be trusted with a young girl, but he wants to defer to his friend's wishes, since both of them want to relieve the tension in their friendship.

Tamakazura is summoned to court by the Reizei emperor and, once Genji receives the message, he gives it to Yugiri so that he can deliver it to Tamakazura. Since the two of them...

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