The Home and the World - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

In the fifteenth part of Bimala's Story, Bimala cannot think of a way to obtain 5000 rupees until she realizes Nikhil has not yet made his annual reverence offering of 6000 rupees to his sister-in-law; it should be easy to steal it since the money is in Nikhil's safe. Bimala is anxious to give the money to Sandip because she feels there is no veil of decency for her any longer. Sandip told her she was the giver of light, life and Shakti, but if she is only good for 6000 rupees, she wonders if he will now tell her this is all false. In the next part of Bimala's Story, Sandip asks Bimala for the money, and she feels guilty as Amulya looks at her. Feigning enthusiasm, Sandip insists it is plenty, but he is truly delighted when he sees the sovereigns. He approaches her...

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