The Kagero Diary: A Woman's Autobiographical Text from Tenth-century... - Study Guide Book One: Page 137 through 168 Summary & Analysis

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As a way to vent her worries, MM makes pilgrimages to several shrines where she makes two prayer offerings of poems. MM is somewhat concerned that too much of her poetry consists of complaints and that her prayers will not be answered but will be ignored. MM strings up ten goose eggs and sends the garland as a present to the young prince. He dies a short while later and is succeeded by the East Prince. Fujiwara is promoted to head chamberlain and despite the mourning for the dead prince, Fujiwara receives many congratulations. MM feels pride in his position but still dissatisfaction with her marriage. With yet another promotion, Fujiwara moves MM to a residence closer to the court so he can see her more often. Lady Joganden comes to stay in an apartment in the same building...

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