The Home and the World - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

In the fourth part of Bimala's Story, Sandip Babu and his followers come to her neighborhood to speak at this time. Bimala does not like something about Sandip's features, and she feels he takes advantage of her husband's friendship since Nikhil gives into Sandip's demands unquestioningly; however, Sandip is transformed as he speaks, and when his eyes flash on Bimala, she feels she is the sole representative of Bengal's womanhood. When Nikhil mentions Sandip is leaving in the morning, Bimala wishes he could stay another day so she could invite him to dinner, so Nikhil arranges it. She is about to retire after the men dine, but Sandip first makes her promise to return after she eats. In Bimala's Story, Part 5, Sandip apologizes for spoiling Bimala's appetite when she returns, and she is ashamed for being indecently quick with her dinner. As Sandip...

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