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The Schooldays of Jesus - Chapters 10 – 13 Summary & Analysis

J. M. Coetzee
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In Chapter 10, Simón finds that Inés is somewhat offended by his attraction to Ana Magdalena. She decides to send for her brother Diego, despite the fact that Diego dislikes Simón. Simón then decides to visit the Academy of Dance to see how Davíd is doing. Simón finds Davíd with other boys listening to a story as read by Alyosha, one of the employees of the academy. The story concerns a fisherman who finds a genie and wishes to be king of the world. The genie grants this wish, but when the man goes to a nearby village and exercise his will, the villagers do not believe the man is a king, and they beat him. Davíd and another boy argue about the point of the story, with Davíd arguing on the side of the man...

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