The Makioka Sisters - Book II, Chapters 6-13 Summary & Analysis

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Book II, Chapters 6-13 Summary

Shokichi, the son of the caretaker living in the Osaka house, comes to Sachiko to see how the family is faring in the flood and to offer his help. Sachiko asks him to go after Teinosuke. Mrs. Stoltz is worried about her children, who are at school. Her husband has gone after them and she is greatly relieved when he returns with them, although their description of the flooding worries Sachiko even more.

 

Okubata comes by to inquire about Taeko. Sachiko thinks he is perhaps partly motivated by a desire to ingratiate himself to the family. She notices that he has brought his camera. He leaves to go after Taeko and Sachiko is essentially alone. She goes into Taeko's room and looks at the photographs taken by Itakura of Taeko in her traditional Japanese dance garb. She...

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