The River Between - Chapters Fifteen through Eighteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Fifteen through Eighteen Summary

Waiyaki is uneasy with his role. He remembers clearly his father's instructions that he is not to allow himself to be "contaminated" by the instructions he receives at the white man's Mission School, and Waiyaki wonders if, by sharing the education he received, he is now contaminating other young men in the village. On a particular night he is unable to sleep and has a vision in which his life becomes, for an instant, a white blur that then fades somewhat to allow him to see a woman, though not clearly. He rises, dresses and goes looking for Kamau, hoping to find a man with whom he can talk about his hopes for the education of the young boys of the village and his fears. On the way, he encounters Nyambura.

Nyambura has been desolate without her...

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