The Samurai's Garden - Study Guide Winter and Spring: March, 1938 Summary & Analysis

Gail Tsukiyama
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There are no journal entries for a month following Kenzo's funeral. On March 7, Stephen writes that time has slowed to a crawl. He attributes it at least partly to the fact that both Keiko and Sachi have all but vanished from his life. He spends some time wondering about the hatred of Keiko's father, and considers that it could be some ancient grievance between the two families. Stephen says it's as though the new life he'd recently discovered had ended and he'd returned to the time of sickness, sleeping late and doing little. On March 14, he takes a sketch pad to the garden and has just seated himself when Keiko arrives. She apologizes for her father and Stephen says that he understands, considering "your brother and the war". Keiko says her father still brought shame to her family by being rude...

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