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The Tale of Genji - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33 Summary

To no Chujo decides to hold a banquet and he invites Yugiri to the festivities. On the night of the banquet, To no Chujo grows impatient for the arrival of Yugiri. Once the wine is served, To no Chujo is kind to Genji's son. Pretending to be very drunk, To no Chujo admires Yugiri, who has waited a long time for permission to marry Kumoinokari, and finally To no Chujo relents. Though there had been a great deal of ill will between them, when Kumoinokari is pledged to Yugiri, Yugiri is thoroughly relieved and happy. After six years of separation, Yugiri will once again be able to see Kumoinokari and make her his wife.

That very night, Yugiri pretends to be very drunk in order to stay the night at To no Chujo's palace. During the night, Yugiri sneaks into Kumoinokari's room and the two of them...

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