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The Tale of Genji - Chapter 35 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 35 Summary

On the last day of the Third Month, Genji is holding a banquet in the Rokujo mansion and Kashiwagi is invited. Though Kashiwagi has his misgivings, he attends the event so that he might be able to be near the Third Princess. As the other men vie against each other in archery and equestrian competitions, Kashiwagi wants nothing to do with these sports. Yugiri is concerned about the young man when he notices that Kashiwagi frequently looks up to the Third Princess's window, hoping to catch another glimpse of the woman he loves.

Four years later, the Reizei emperor celebrates his eighteenth year of rule. Unfortunately, he falls ill and, in order to keep the realm is good hands, abdicates in favor of the crown prince. With accession of the new emperor, the grandson of the Akashi lady is named crown prince.

In the meantime, Genji is...

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