The Sound of the Mountain - The Bell in Spring, The Kite's House, and A Garden in the Capital Summary & Analysis

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The Bell in Spring, The Kite's House, and A Garden in the Capital Summary

The Bell in Spring.

Kikuko, Yasuko, and Shingo discuss a reported suicide that they have read about in the newspaper. Shingo is struck that the old couple who apparently committed suicide only left one set of suicide notes written in the husband's hand. Shingo wonders why the woman did not write a note as well.

Later in the day, Kikuko sends Fusako and her oldest daughter, Satoko, to see a procession at the Buddha shrine. Satoko desperately wants a kimono and makes a fuss about it while they walk around downtown and enjoy the procession. On the way home, Satoko grabs at a child wearing a pretty kimono. The child trips and falls in front of a car when...

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